bardie

bardie

(ˈbɑːdiː)
n
1. (Animals) Also called: bardy an edible white wood-boring grub of Australia
2. starve the bardies! slang Austral an exclamation of surprise or protest
[from a native Australian language]
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32) The Fast Breeder reactors comprising the defense usage were eight in number while fourteen nuclear reactors were kept aside for the safeguards and verification regime sponsored by IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) led by Mohammad Al Bardie.
The adoption of international literary genres such as the ballad and the romance; and the reformulation or poetic norms with the rise of the later bardie schools.
But is this hypothetical bardie oral tradition the extent of the "proofe we can produce"?
I own, 'twas rash, an' rather hardy, That I, a simple countra bardie, Sho'd meddle wi a pack saw sturdy .
Zealandia may well be prood When Bardies rise fra 'mong the crood, Wi' true poetic fire imbued, In odes an' lays, With pith an' pathos sweet an' lood To sing her praise.