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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 liz·ard /ˈlɪzɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Liz·ard n.
 1. Zool. Any one of the numerous species of reptiles belonging to the order Lacertilia; sometimes, also applied to reptiles of other orders, as the Hatteria.
 Note:Most lizards have an elongated body, with four legs, and a long tail; but there are some without legs, and some with a short, thick tail. Most have scales, but some are naked; most have eyelids, but some do not. The tongue is varied in form and structure. In some it is forked, in others, as the chameleons, club-shaped, and very extensible. See Amphisbæna, Chameleon, Gecko, Gila monster, Horned toad, Iguana, and Dragon, 6.
 2. Naut. A piece of rope with thimble or block spliced into one or both of the ends.
 3. A piece of timber with a forked end, used in dragging a heavy stone, a log, or the like, from a field.
 Lizard snake Zool., the garter snake (Eutænia sirtalis).
 Lizard stone Min., a kind of serpentine from near Lizard Point, Cornwall, England, -- used for ornamental purposes.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: relatively long-bodied reptile with usually two pairs of
           legs and a tapering tail
      2: a man who idles about in the lounges of hotels and bars in
         search of women who would support him [syn: lounge lizard]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    Only in Lev. 11:30, as rendering of Hebrew _letaah_, so called
    from its "hiding." Supposed to be the Lacerta gecko or fan-foot
    lizard, from the toes of which poison exudes. (See CHAMELEON.)