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- n. Plural form of libbard.
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Then, through the smoke and fire, they strove to scale the works, and for the space of half an hour all was roar of guns; but at length our men came back, leaving many slain, and the running libbards grinned on the flag of England.
A ladder would be set against the wall, and we could see men with shields, or doors, or squares of wood on their heads to fend off stones, swarm up it, and axes flashing on the crest of the wall, and arrows flying, and smoke of guns: but the smoke cleared, and lo! the ladder was gone, and the three libbards grinned on the flag of
He marshalled us to the other end of the institute, past the cages of lions, bears, libbards, and other animals -- among which was a singular _quadruped_, with six legs -- to the cage of the eagle.