October 4, 2014 § Leave a comment
Old French, meaning “bay-colored”.
VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
I don’t know. Bay? Yardie? No, not Yardie, that’s silly.
REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Bayard, the horse Brother Luke and John-go-in-the-Wynd share on the journey to escort Robin to Sir Peter’s castle, in The Door in the Wall (written in 1949 and set sometime between 1327-1377), by Marguerite de Angeli.
– Bayard Taylor (1825-1878), American critic, poet, translator, and travel writer.
– Bayard Veiller (1869-1943), American director, playwright, producer, and screenwriter.