caird, ceard, kyard noun
1 a Traveller, a Gypsy, a Tinker 19-.
2 derogatory a wild or rough person: A set of wild cairs – mcattle reivers and murders. 19. etymology: Scots; Gaelic ceàrd ‘a craftsman’; Irish céard, early Irish cerd ‘a smith, an artisan’; Latin cerdo ‘a hireling, handicraftsman’; also collected by EMcC/PS; also attested by JS and in Shelta; form; form kyard attested by BS in TDITA