Webster 1913 Edition
A mask; a visor.
[Archaic]“A grotesque vizard.”
Sir W. Scott.
To mislead and betray them under the
Webster 1828 Edition
vizard (plural vizards)
- (archaic) A mask worn to disguise or protect the face.
- A grotesque vizard. -Sir W. Scott
- There, then, that vizard, that superfluous case, that hid the worse and show'd the better face.-- Shakespeare, Love's Labors Lost V.ii.387
- A pretense
- To mislead and betray them under the vizard of law. - John Milton