bardling

bardling

(ˈbɑːdlɪŋ)
n
(Music, other) an inexperienced, and thus usually inferior, poet
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Of the sections which deal with Keats, 'Feminising Keats' (Susan Wolfson) examines the poet's output in the light of the modern preoccupation with gender; Nicholas Roe's 'Keats's Lisping Sedition' investigates the poet's incipient radicalism and his status as Leigh Hunt's 'junior bardling'; A.
to the identity of those stray "bardlings," Lockhart quips