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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 ?
"Does that mean that ye're bent on the cairds?" asked Mr.
"The cairds may e'en find their way to the parlor by other hands than mine."
Jack Simson Caird, Senior Research Fellow in Parliaments and the Rule of Law, Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law
That quartet contested a final in the same format with much heckling for finalists Cyril Conley, Liz Caird, Colin Meadows and Quentin Smith - which ended with Smith winning a tight measure after a one-bowl shoot-out.
The librettist/ director is Edmonton-born English theatre man John Caird, 70, who directed and wrote the libretto for Andre Previn's Brief Encounter (HGO world premiere in 2009).
In her letter of provenance accompanying the record player, Jeanette explains to potential purchasers how she obtained the record player: "The Beatles came to Dundee in October 1963 to perform at the Caird Hall.
Most of the rest of Caird's column made questionable speculations, intended to scare people and support his claim that IMFA "would likely be a huge failure."
"With the current issues in the world today, security is much higher on the agenda for all event organisers," says Caird Hall manager Susan Gillan.
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.