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bard 1

1. One of an ancient Celtic order of minstrel poets who composed and recited verses celebrating the legendary exploits of chieftains and heroes.
2. A poet, especially a lyric poet.

[Middle English, from Irish and Scottish Gaelic bard and from Welsh bardd; see gwerə- in Indo-European roots.]

bard′ic adj.

bard 2

also barde  (bärd)
A piece of armor used to protect or ornament a horse.
tr.v. bard·ed, bard·ing, bards
1. To equip (a horse) with bards.
2. To cover (meat) in thin pieces of bacon or fat to preserve moisture during cooking.

[Middle English barde, from Old French, from Old Italian barda, from Arabic barda'a, packsaddle, from Persian pardah; see purdah.]


Past participle: barded
Gerund: barding

I barde
you barde
he/she/it bardes
we barde
you barde
they barde
I barded
you barded
he/she/it barded
we barded
you barded
they barded
Present Continuous
I am barding
you are barding
he/she/it is barding
we are barding
you are barding
they are barding
Present Perfect
I have barded
you have barded
he/she/it has barded
we have barded
you have barded
they have barded
Past Continuous
I was barding
you were barding
he/she/it was barding
we were barding
you were barding
they were barding
Past Perfect
I had barded
you had barded
he/she/it had barded
we had barded
you had barded
they had barded
I will barde
you will barde
he/she/it will barde
we will barde
you will barde
they will barde
Future Perfect
I will have barded
you will have barded
he/she/it will have barded
we will have barded
you will have barded
they will have barded
Future Continuous
I will be barding
you will be barding
he/she/it will be barding
we will be barding
you will be barding
they will be barding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been barding
you have been barding
he/she/it has been barding
we have been barding
you have been barding
they have been barding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been barding
you will have been barding
he/she/it will have been barding
we will have been barding
you will have been barding
they will have been barding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been barding
you had been barding
he/she/it had been barding
we had been barding
you had been barding
they had been barding
I would barde
you would barde
he/she/it would barde
we would barde
you would barde
they would barde
Past Conditional
I would have barded
you would have barded
he/she/it would have barded
we would have barded
you would have barded
they would have barded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.barde - put a caparison on; "caparison the horses for the festive occasion"
adorn, decorate, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify - make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"
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Later, when his forces were defeated in Bardera and his power appeared to have weakened, he became more flexible.
A careful reading of press reports would have allowed readers to notice the situation in Baidoa was improving, while the situation in Bardera was getting worse, yet the overall impression created by these reports was that the entire country was starving.
Aidid was blamed by Western diplomats and humanitarians for the famine in Somalia in the spring of 1992 because the "triangle of death"--bordered by the cities of Mogadishu, Bardera and Kismayu--was in his territory, and his militia, which had been recruited with the promise of loot, was out of control there and in Mogadishu, where, according to Frank, it was ripping off 90 percent of the food that arrived in the port in return for "protecting" the humanitarian groups trying to distribute it.