Associations to the word «Bard»


BARD, noun. A professional poet and singer, as among the ancient Celts, whose occupation was to compose and sing verses in honor of the heroic achievements of princes and brave men.
BARD, noun. (by extension) A poet.
BARD, noun. A piece of defensive (or, sometimes, ornamental) armor for a horse's neck, breast, and flanks; a barb. (Often in the plural.)
BARD, noun. Defensive armor formerly worn by a man at arms.
BARD, noun. (cooking) A thin slice of fat bacon used to cover any meat or game.
BARD, noun. The exterior covering of the trunk and branches of a tree; the rind.
BARD, noun. Specifically, Peruvian bark.
BARD, verb. To cover a horse in defensive armor.
BARD, verb. (cooking) To cover (meat or game) with a thin slice of fat bacon.
BARD, proper noun. An occupational surname​.
BARD, proper noun. (usually with "the") William Shakespeare.

Dictionary definition

BARD, noun. A lyric poet.
BARD, noun. An ornamental caparison for a horse.
BARD, verb. Put a caparison on; "caparison the horses for the festive occasion".

Wise words

Suit the action to the word, the word to the action.
William Shakespeare