Definition of Bard

1. Noun. A lyric poet.

Generic synonyms: Poet



2. Verb. Put a caparison on. "Caparison the horses for the festive occasion"
Exact synonyms: Barde, Caparison, Dress Up
Generic synonyms: Adorn, Beautify, Decorate, Embellish, Grace, Ornament
Derivative terms: Caparison

3. Noun. An ornamental caparison for a horse.
Generic synonyms: Caparison, Housing, Trapping

Definition of Bard

1. n. 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. n. A piece of defensive (or, sometimes, ornamental) armor for a horse's neck, breast, and flanks; a barb. [Often in the pl.]

3. v. t. To cover (meat or game) with a thin slice of fat bacon.

Definition of Bard

1. Noun. 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. ¹

2. Noun. Hence: A poet; as, the bard of Avon. ¹

3. Noun. A piece of defensive (or, sometimes, ornamental) armor for a horse's neck, breast, and flanks; a barb. (Often in the plural.) ¹

4. Noun. Defensive armor formerly worn by a man at arms. ¹

5. Noun. (context: cooking) A thin slice of fat bacon used to cover any meat or game. ¹

6. Noun. The exterior covering of the trunk and branches of a tree; the rind. ¹

7. Noun. Specifically, Peruvian bark. ¹

8. Verb. To cover a horse in defensive armor. ¹

9. Verb. (context: cooking) To cover (meat or game) with a thin slice of fat bacon. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bard

1. to armor a horse [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Bard

1. 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, 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. Origin: Akin to Dan. & Sw. Bark, Icel. Borkr, LG. & HG. Borke. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bard

barcarole
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barcarolle
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barcas
barchan
barchane
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barcoded
barcodes
barcoding
barcon
barcons
bard (current term)
bardacious
bardashes
barde
barded
bardes
bardic
bardiche
bardiches
bardie
bardier
bardiest
barding
bardish

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