verb (used with object), bard·ed, bard·ing.
Definition for barding (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
Origin of bard2
Examples from the Web for barding
The barding of the horse (A65) is exquisitely engraved with fanciful figures, in which we recognise the hand of Daniel Hopfer.
The particular use of the barding of steel or pourpointerie was to defend the horses against the missiles of the enemy.Ancient Armour and Weapons in Europe|John Hewitt
The barding of the horse (which does not belong to the suit) is magnificent.
The barding (A3) probably dates from the last years of the fifteenth century.
The equipment and barding of the horse furnished also subjects of instruction.The History of Chivalry, Volume I (of 2)|Charles Mills
British Dictionary definitions for barding (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