Definitions

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  • n. A European cyprinoid fish; the id.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A European cyprinoid fish; the id.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An obsolete form of guerdon.
  • n. A small fresh-water fish, Leuciscus idus, a kind of roach.

Etymologies

French (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Gardon, O sweet gardon! better than remuneration; a ’leven-pence farthing better.

    Act III. Scene I. Love’s Labour’s Lost

  • Nowadays people who want live in a good enviroment which is full of tree, beatifull flowers, blue sky and fresh air. people like the clear natual enviroment and they may have a walk on the morning, have a swimming in the river or play fulltble in the night at their little gardon, the gresses can take care for your foot.

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  • Gardon, O sweet gardon! better than remuneration, a'leven-pence farthing better: most sweet gardon!

    Love's Labour's Lost

  • [pleas to send] a Bonneet and mantilar and some whit shirting and some bed tick and a [unclear: coun ter pin] and my love to all esspeashly aunt Rachel if you pleas to send me some gardon seds my love to Willam and Joe and we all Desire to hear from and wish for them to wright to me and Mr Marress family thomes and

    Liberian Letters: Tibby Scott to Dr. James H. Minor 1858 January 8

  • Gardon, O sweet gardon! better than remuneration, a’leven-pence farthing better: most sweet gardon!

    Love’s Labour ’s Lost

  • 937: I will doe it sir in print: gardon, remuneration.

    Love's Labour Lost (1623 First Folio Edition)

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