Bard Bard, Barde Barde (b[aum]rd), n. [F. barde, of doubtful origin.] [1913 Webster] 1. A piece of defensive (or, sometimes, ornamental) armor for a horse's neck, breast, and flanks; a barb. [Often in the pl.] [1913 Webster]

2. pl. Defensive armor formerly worn by a man at arms. [1913 Webster]

3. (Cookery) A thin slice of fat bacon used to cover any meat or game. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • bard — [ bar ] n. m. • beart 1239; baiart fin XIIe; o. controversée, p. ê. de l a. fr. baer, beer, bayer ou a. fr. bail « poutre » ♦ Grande civière à claire voie pour le transport à bras des fardeaux. « Des femmes passèrent dans la cour avec un bard d… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • bard — bard·ic; bard·ie; bard·ing; bard·let; bard·ol·a·ter; bard·ol·a·try; bard·ship; bom·bard·ment; gab·bard; guim·bard; hub·bard; lan·go·bard; lib·bard; lom·bard·esque; lon·go·bard; scab·bard·less; bard; bom·bard; lom·bard; scab·bard; bard·ling;… …   English syllables

  • Bard — steht für: Orte: Bard (Loire), Gemeinde im französischen Département Loire Bard (Aostatal), Gemeinde in der italienischen Region Aostatal Bard le Régulier, Gemeinde im französischen Département Côte d Or Bard lès Époisses, Gemeinde im… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • bard — BARD, barzi, s.m. (La vechii celţi) Poet care compunea şi recita cântece războinice şi religioase. ♦ p. gener. Poet. – Din fr. barde, lat. bardus. Trimis de valeriu, 03.04.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  BARD s. v. poet. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa …   Dicționar Român

  • Bard — (b[aum]rd), n. [Of Celtic origin; cf. W. bardd, Arm. barz, Ir. & Gael. bard, and F. barde.] 1. A professional poet and singer, as among the ancient Celts, whose occupation was to compose and sing verses in honor of the heroic achievements of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bard — ► NOUN 1) archaic or literary a poet, traditionally one reciting epics. 2) (the Bard) Shakespeare. 3) (Bard) the winner of a prize for Welsh verse at an Eisteddfod. DERIVATIVES bardic adjective. ORIGIN …   English terms dictionary

  • bard — bard1 [bärd] n. [Gael & Ir: see GRACE] 1. an ancient Celtic poet and singer of epic poems, who accompanied himself on the harp 2. any of various other national minstrels or epic poets 3. a poet bardic adj. bard2 [bärd] n. [ …   English World dictionary

  • Bard — Bard, v. t. (Cookery) To cover (meat or game) with a thin slice of fat bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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