What does Bard mean?

Bard meaning in General Dictionary

The exterior covering regarding the trunk and limbs of a tree the skin

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  • To cover beef or online game with a thin slice of fat bacon
  • a specialist poet and singer as one of the ancient Celts whoever career was to write and sing verses honoring the heroic achievements of princes and courageous men
  • place a caparison on
  • an ornamental caparison for a horse
  • a lyric poet
  • A professional poet and singer, as on the list of old Celts, whose occupation would be to compose and sing verses honoring the brave accomplishments of princes and brave men.
  • therefore: A poet; as, the bard of Avon.
  • Alt. of Barde
  • to pay for (animal meat or game) with a thin slice of fat bacon.
  • the outside covering of the trunk and branches of a tree; the rind.
  • especially, Peruvian bark.

Bard meaning in Names Dictionary

Minstrel, a singer-poet.
Name Origin: Celtic
Name Gender: Male


Bard meaning in Etymology Dictionary

mid-15c., from Scottish, from Old Celtic bardos "poet, singer," from PIE root *gwer- "to lift up the voice, compliments." In historical times, a phrase of contempt among the list of Scots (whom considered them itinerant troublemakers), but among great respect among the Welsh. All vagabundis, fulis, bardis, scudlaris, and siclike idill pepill, sall be brint from the cheek. [local Scottish regulation, c.1500]Subsequently idealized by Scott in even more ancient feeling of "lyric poet, singer." Poetic utilization of the word in English is from Greek bardos, Latin bardus, both from Gaulish.


Bard meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) An expert poet and singer, as among the old Celts, whose career would be to write and sing verses honoring the heroic accomplishments of princes and courageous males.

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  • (n.) ergo: A poet; because, the bard of Avon.
  • (n.) Alt. of Barde
  • (v. t.) To cover (meat or game) with a thin piece of fat bacon.
  • (letter.) The exterior covering of this trunk area and branches of a tree; the rind.
  • (n.) Specifically, Peruvian bark.

Sentence Examples with the word Bard

The second cycle contains the epics of Finn (Fionn, Fingal) mac Cumhail, and his son Oisin (Ossian), the bard and warrior, chiefly known from the supposed Ossianic poems of Macpherson.

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