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Bay·ard(bā′ərd, bī′-, bä-yär′), Seigneur de Originally Pierre Terrail. 1473-1524.
French military hero known for his fearlessness and chivalry in the Italian campaigns of Charles VIII, Louis XII, and Francis I.
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(European Myth & Legend) a legendary horse that figures prominently in medieval romance
Bayard(ˈbeɪəd; French bajar)
(Biography) Chevalier de (ʃəvalje də), original name Pierre de Terrail. ?1473–1524, French soldier, known as le chevalier sans peur et sans reproche (the fearless and irreproachable knight)
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Ba•yard(ˈbeɪ ərd; Fr. baˈyar)
Pierre Terrail, Seigneur de, ( “the knight without fear and without reproach” ), 1473–1524, French soldier.
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