Origin of nard
Related formsnar·dine [nahr-din, -dahyn] /ˈnɑr dɪn, -daɪn/, adjective
Examples from the Web for nard
Nard, nrd, n. an aromatic plant usually called Spikenard: an ointment prepared from it.
So all the fire is continually a-crackle, amidst a thin smoke of a smell like nard.The Three Mulla-mulgars|Walter De La Mare
I can “break the ball of nard,” and make perfume, “but still the sleeper sleeps.”My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year|John Henry Jowett
Thus he mentions pira nardina, a pear with the scent of nard; pira onynchina, a pear of the colour of the fingernail, and others.The Book of Pears and Plums|Edward Bartrum
"The warmth of thy garments hath a goodlier smell than myrrh, than nard," he is saying, avidly touching her ear with his lips.Sulamith: A Romance of Antiquity|Alexandre Kuprin