Definition of Costard in English:


Line breaks: Cos|tard
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒstəd
, ˈkʌst-/


1British A cooking apple of a large ribbed variety.
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  • The cooking equivalent was the Costard, which gave rise to the term costermonger, first applied to apple salesmen.
2 archaic , humorous A person’s head.


Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French, from coste 'rib', from Latin costa.

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