nounarchaic or literary
1A poet, traditionally one reciting epics and associated with a particular oral tradition.
- On a dozen axes of values, then, there is a deep congruity, much of it reflecting the influence of the archaic epic bard on the nineteenth-century novelist.
- These two kinds of periodicity may coincide, as in carefully end-stopped lines, or in the formulae chosen over centuries by the bards of oral traditions.
- From 1808 to 1834 Moore continued to add to his Irish Melodies, which established him as the national bard of Ireland.
- Example sentences
- An Arthurian element surfaces in later genres of literature such as stories or apologues in bardic verse, ballads and oral tales, and even genealogies.
- The most famous early bardic poets, Taliesin and Aneirin, wrote epic poems about Welsh events and legends around the seventh century.
- The bardic elements ring clear in the early work of both poets and became an essential part of whatever either moved on into.
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Cover (meat or game) with slices of bacon.
- To bard meat, you cover the meat with a thin layer of fat or fatty bacon and secure with butchers string.
- Pork or other fat can be used to bard meat.
- To bard meat, simply lay strips of fat over the surface, or use kitchen string to tie on the fat.
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