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caird

 (kârd)
n. Scots
An itinerant tinker.

[Scottish Gaelic ceard, tinker, smith, from Old Irish cerd, artisan, skill.]

caird

(kɛəd; Scottish kerd)
n
obsolete Scot a travelling tinker; vagrant
[C17: from Scottish Gaelic; related to Welsh cerdd craft]
References in classic literature ?
The cairds may e'en find their way to the parlor by other hands than mine.
Caird dubiously stated that malpractice claims would go away because you cannot sue the government.
Front row from left: Jo Collins, John Caird, Sir Paul McCartney, Woody Harrelson, Chris Difford and Mary Ward
It's important that children get the proper amount of exercise in order to strengthen their bones early in life," said Caird.
Caird is a joint venture between HBOS's rescuer, Lloyds Banking Group, and Coller Capital, a private investment firm.
The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) announced on Friday that Royal Bank of Scotland Corporate & Institutional Banking (RBS CIB) has agreed to provide a GBP43m funding facility to James Caird Asset Management (JCAM), a private investment company that has purchased new business parks in Birmingham and Leeds.
Vendor: Funds advised by Caird Capital LLP and the management of Maynard & Harris Group Ltd
Caird, who signed a contract for Celtic under–17s in July, was with friends in Cambuslang's Tabernacle Lane when police spotted him.
Born in Canada, the director, son of Moseley theologian George Bradford Caird, tells me he gravitated towards theatre rather than church after seeing a Royal Shakespeare Company play as a schoolboy.
Despite being the son of the eminent theologian and church minister George Bradford Caird, who became of Principal of Oxford's Mansfield College, Caird tells me the only religion he has is "Shakespearian".
Her musical education started early and she comes from an artistic background - her mother is performer Frances Ruffelle and her father is director and writer John Caird.
In his dramatized retelling of this well-known story, English playwright and director, John Caird depicts the arc of the Schumanns' relationship by placing their extensive correspondence (read by Sting and his wife, actress Trudie Styler) in counterpoint with their own compositions and their favorite contemporary works, resulting in a breathtakingly intimate portrait of the profound emotions that tied the two together.