- 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.
But at the very first sight of Bardie, everything else was gone from her.
And poor Bardie get off her stool, and say what her dear papa tell.
Not like Bardie, of course; but still a satisfactory feeling.
Hy'se 'a been so long, old Davy, afore 'a come to see poor Bardie?