NounBard (plural Bards)
- 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 princes and brave men.
- A piece of defensive (or, sometimes, ornamental) armor for a horse's neck, breast, and flanks; a barb. (Often in the plural.)
- Defensive armor formerly worn by a man at arms.
- (cooking) A thin slice of fat bacon used to cover any meat or game.
- The exterior covering of the trunk and branches of a tree; the rind.
- Specifically, Peruvian bark.
- To cover a horse in defensive armor.
- (cooking) To cover (meat or game) with a thin slice of fat bacon.
Adjectives for Bard
love-stricken; saturnine; high-dreaming; didactic; epic; merry; subtle; pied; mercenary; gifted.
arch-poet, ballad maker, ballad singer, balladeer, balladmonger, beat poet, bucoliast, elegist, epic poet, fili, folk singer, folk-rock singer, gleeman, idyllist, imagist, jongleur, laureate, librettist, major poet, maker, minnesinger, minor poet, minstrel, modernist, muse, occasional poet, odist, pastoral poet, pastoralist, poet, poet laureate, poetress, rhapsode, rhapsodist, satirist, scop, serenader, skald, sonneteer, street singer, strolling minstrel, symbolist, troubadour, trouveur, trovatore, vers libriste, vers-librist, wait, wandering minstrel
- (UK) IPA: /bɑː(ɹ)d/, SAMPA: /ba:(r)d/
- (US) IPA: [bɑɹd], SAMPA: /bArd/
Audio (US) noicon (file)
- Rhymes: -ɑː(r)d
- IPA: [bˠaːɾˠd̪ˠ]
- First declension
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possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
From Arabic بارد (bārid).
Bard m. (plural bardyn)