Origin of bard1
OTHER WORDS FROM bardbardic, adjectivebardish, bardlike, adjectivebardship, noun
Other definitions for bard (2 of 2)
Origin of bard2
How to use bard in a sentence
The horses are not provided with any defensive armour; the custom of barding chargers not being introduced till a much later date.
The barding of the horse (A65) is exquisitely engraved with fanciful figures, in which we recognise the hand of Daniel Hopfer.
The superb barding of the horse does not belong to the suit or the period, and will be described later.
The equipment and barding of the horse furnished also subjects of instruction.The History of Chivalry, Volume I (of 2)|Charles Mills
The barding of the horse (which does not belong to the suit) is magnificent.
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