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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.]
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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
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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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"A few places over North Goa and South Goa districts are very likely to receive moderate to heavy rainfall spells during this period," IMD stated.Several villages in the state's Bardez, Pernem and Bicholim Talukas in North Goa continue to reel under floods, Sawant said and added that high alert has been issued.
"Typewriter" is also set in a desolate place, the sprawling, uninhabited and ghostly Bardez Villa, in Goa, India.
Mormugao taluka , which is home to the airport, port and a railway station, recorded the highest density at 1,416, followed by Salcete at 1,005, Bardez at 899 and Tiswadi at 830.
Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Abhijit Nadkarni, PhD, Addictions Research Group, Sangath, H No 451 (168), Bhatkar Waddo, Socorro, Porvorim, Bardez, Goa, India 403501.
A plaque identifies it, though the words - 'Bardez Stupa' - don't convey the true weight of its history.
India - 7nts B&B at the 4* Doubletree by Hilton in Ximer Arpora, Bardez, Goa, from PS681pp.
Back in the 17th and 18th centuries, Bardeshkars (inhabitants of Goa's Bardesh region in north Goa, now known as Bardez sub-district) fled Goa to escape religious and cultural persecution, epidemics and continuous Portuguese-Maratha wars and settled in the hilly and thickly forested upper reaches of the Western Ghats, which are today divided between the states of Karnataka and Maharashtra.
Descendants of the people who migrated to the neighbouring areas of Maharashtra are known there as Bardezkars since their ancestors migrated mostly from Bardez. Their surname in school registers and revenue records appears as "Bardezkar".
BARDEZ 'A' defeated Salcette 'B' 3 - 2 in the final of the Bahrain Goans Seven-a-Side annual traditional soccer match.
Where: Calangute, Bardez, Goa 403516; tel: (0832) 2275 331.
DoubleTree by Hilton Goa-Arpora-Baga is located at Ximer Arpora Bardez, Goa, 403 518, India.
On Saturday, there were just three other couples watching Texas Killing Fields with me at Vue, which is a shame because it's the pick of the above and not dissimilar to watching a younger Russell Crowe working with Javier Bardez.