- an edible white wood-boring grub of Australia
- starve the bardies! Australian slang an exclamation of surprise or protest
from a native Australian language
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Examples from the Web for bardie
Now, being sure of my boat, I began to think what to do with Bardie.
And poor Bardie get off her stool, and say what her dear papa tell.
Not like Bardie, of course; but still a satisfactory feeling.
But at the very first sight of Bardie, everything else was gone from her.
Hy'se 'a been so long, old Davy, afore 'a come to see poor Bardie?