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BARD

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does bard mean? 

BARD (noun)
  The noun BARD has 2 senses:

1. a lyric poet
2. an ornamental caparison for a horse

  Familiarity information: BARD used as a noun is rare.


BARD (verb)
  The verb BARD has 1 sense:

1. put a caparison on

  Familiarity information: BARD used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BARD (noun)


Sense 1bard [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A lyric poet

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("bard" is a kind of...):

poet (a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry))


Sense 2bard [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An ornamental caparison for a horse

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("bard" is a kind of...):

caparison; housing; trapping (stable gear consisting of a decorated covering for a horse, especially (formerly) for a warhorse)


BARD (verb)


Sense 1bard [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Put a caparison on

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Synonyms:

bard; barde; caparison; dress up

Context example:

caparison the horses for the festive occasion

Hypernyms (to "bard" is one way to...):

adorn; beautify; decorate; embellish; grace; ornament (make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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