- (n.) A professional poet and singer, as among the ancient Celts, whose occupation was to compose and sing verses in honor of the heroic achievements of princes and brave men.
- (n.) Hence: A poet; as, the bard of Avon.
- (n.) Alt. of Barde
- (v. t.) To cover (meat or game) with a thin slice of fat bacon.
- (n.) The exterior covering of the trunk and branches of a tree; the rind.
- (n.) Specifically, Peruvian bark.
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Definition of: BRAD
- (n.) A thin nail, usually small, with a slight projection at the top on one side instead of a head; also, a small wire nail, with a flat circular head; sometimes, a small, tapering, square-bodied finishing nail, with a countersunk head.
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- (n.) A low, sluttish woman.
- (n.) A lewd wench; a strumpet.
- (n.) A wooden box, used in salt works for holding the salt when taken out of the boiling pans.
- (v. i.) To associate with strumpets; to wench.
- (n.) A kind of thick woolen cloth of a dun, or dull brownish yellow, or dull gray, color; -- called also drabcloth.
- (n.) A dull brownish yellow or dull gray color.
- (a.) Of a color between gray and brown.
- (n.) A drab color.