Bard

Definition of Bard

Pronunciation: bärd
n.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 princes and brave men.
2.Hence: A poet; as, the bard of Avon.
1.
1.A piece of defensive (or, sometimes, ornamental) armor for a horse's neck, breast, and flanks; a barb. [Often in the pl.]
2.Defensive armor formerly worn by a man at arms.
3.(Cookery) A thin slice of fat bacon used to cover any meat or game.
v. t.1.(Cookery) To cover (meat or game) with a thin slice of fat bacon.
n.1.The exterior covering of the trunk and branches of a tree; the rind.
2.Specifically, Peruvian bark.
Bark bed
See Bark stove (below).
Bark pit
a pit filled with bark and water, in which hides are steeped in tanning.
Bark stove
(Hort.) a glazed structure for keeping tropical plants, having a bed of tanner's bark (called a bark bed) or other fermentable matter which produces a moist heat.

Related Words

Meistersinger, Parnassian, 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
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