1. Properly, a bay horse, but often any horse. Commonly in the phrase blind bayard, an old blind horse.
Blind bayard moves the mill. --Philips.
2. A stupid, clownish fellow. [Obs.]
n : French soldier said to be fearless and chivalrous
(1473-1524) [syn: Seigneur de Bayard, Chevalier de
Bayard, Pierre Terrail, Pierre de Terrail]