Meaning of REARWARD in English

REARWARD

adv.

Pronunciation: ' rir- ˌ wo ̇ rd

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English rerewarde, from Anglo-French rereguard, rerewarde rear guard

Date: 14th century

: REAR especially : the rear division (as of an army)

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