What does the word Pard mean?

Usage examples for Pard

  1. " No more 'n I'll miss you, pard," replied Larry. – The U.P. Trail by Zane Grey
  2. This yer thing, ole pard, we're runnin' as a syndicate. – A Protegee of Jack Hamlin's and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  3. " Hold on, pard," said the man. – The Courier of the Ozarks by Byron A. Dunn