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Origin of bard1
OTHER WORDS FROM bardbardic, adjectivebardish, bardlike, adjectivebardship, noun
Words nearby bard
Definition for bard (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
Origin of bard2
Example sentences from the Web for bard
But Lois Leveen, author of the novel 'Juliet's Nurse,' says good things happen when authors brazenly borrow from the Bard.
Maybe you managed not to cringe at his take on the Bard in Shakespeare in Love, making you a stronger person than most.Ben Affleck Delivers the Best Performance of His Career in ‘Gone Girl’|Kevin Fallon|October 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Kentucky bard Ed McClanahan once lived in California, where among various endeavors he played Boswell to the Grateful Dead.
Complete Works shows modern audiences that the Bard is still appealing.
Leave it to the Bard to remind you just how all-consuming (and deadly) a serious relationship can be.
Ossian was the rage—quotations from the blind bard of Morven were in every one's mouth.Art in England|Dutton Cook
He asserts his dignity as bard and inspired man of his people.Rubiyt of Omar Khayym and Salmn and Absl|Omar Khayym and Ralph Waldo Emerson
Meager indeed is our knowledge of this only British bard whose works have endured through thirty centuries.The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce|Ambrose Bierce
True it is, as the great bard expresses it, that "there's a divinity that shapes our ends, rough-hew them as we will."A Dreadful Temptation|Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller
But still the patriot, and the patriot-bard, in bright succession raise, her ornament and guard.The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886|Ministry of Education
British Dictionary definitions for bard (1 of 3)
- (formerly) one of an ancient Celtic order of poets who recited verses about the exploits, often legendary, of their tribes
- (in modern times) a poet who wins a verse competition at a Welsh eisteddfod