Definition of Baldrick

1. Noun. A wide (ornamented) belt worn over the right shoulder to support a sword or bugle by the left hip.

Exact synonyms: Baldric
Generic synonyms: Belt

Definition of Baldrick

1. Proper noun. The name of multiple fictional characters who are servants of Edmund Blackadder and foils to the lead character in the British television comedy series ''Blackadder''. ¹

2. Noun. A broad belt, sometimes richly ornamented, worn over one shoulder, across the breast, and under the opposite arm; less properly, any belt. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Baldrick

1. baldric [n -S] - See also: baldric

Lexicographical Neighbors of Baldrick

baldiest
balding
baldish
baldist
baldists
baldly
baldmoney
baldness
baldnesses
baldpate
baldpated
baldpates
baldrib
baldribs
baldric
baldrick (current term)
baldricks
baldrics
balds
balductum
baldwin
baldy
bale
bale out
bale up
balearic
balearica
baled
baled out
baleen

Literary usage of Baldrick

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England, from by John Campbell Campbell (1847)
"Athwart his breast a baldrick brave he wore That shined like twinkling stars with stones most precious rare. ... A radiant baldrick o'er his shoulders tied ..."

2. The Lives of the Lords Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England by Baron John Campbell Campbell (1851)
"... charter granted at this time by the Conqueror to the monks of St. Florentius of Andover is witnessed and authenticated by baldrick as Ring's Chancellor, ..."

3. Churchwardens' Accounts of St. Mary the Great, Cambridge, from 1504 to 1635 by J. Foster (1905)
"baldrick Baldwin, Balden ... baldrick Banes, John, carpenter, 1594, 263, 254 Bank's man, 1557, 139 Banners in church, 1556, 133 ; cloth to make, 1556, ..."

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