Definitions

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  • adj. of or pertaining to bards

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to bards, or their poetry.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of, pertaining to, or of the character of a bard or bards.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. being a bard or relating to a bard's poetry

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Examples

  • As drama these productions are utter failures, though their lyric passages are often beautiful; their chief effect was to stimulate the "bardic" movement represented by von Gerstenberg, Kretschmann, and the Viennese Jesuit

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • Their genre is steam­punk, and their musical form is extraordin­ary: They tell stor­ies, reviv­ing the word 'bardic' that one could have thought was lost forever.

    Anime Nano!

  • Like the third, this fourth sonata is more of a 'bardic' rhapsody on the subject than an attempt at actual presentation of it, although I have made use of all the suggestion of tone-painting in my power, ” just as the bard would have reinforced his speech with gesture and facial expression.”

    Edward MacDowell

  • Like the third, this fourth sonata is more of a 'bardic' rhapsody on the subject than an attempt at actual presentation of it, although I have made use of all the suggestion of tone-painting in my power, -- just as the bard would have reinforced _his_ speech with gesture and facial expression. "

    Edward MacDowell

  • The information on 'poetry' I have to advertize, is a bardic prose-poem attributed to Amergin and translated into English first, 1300 years after its composition by an anonymous bard, without title: 'the cauldron of poetry', so called because of the metaphorical conceit in the piece, of poetry being created in a person's three internal cauldrons: Warming, Motion & Wisdom.

    Poetry: a beautiful renaissance

  • So, there's a lot to be getting on there with, Jackie, and Dear Readers, I suggest you check out the full piece and be open to recalibrating contemporary 'poetry' with an ancient text from the bardic source of British 'poetry'.

    Poetry: a beautiful renaissance

  • Maybe the internet is a way to revisit the bardic tradition.

    he's everything inside of you that you wish you could be.

  • Unlike the promise of dolorous sentence scrawling offered by so many of the other far more pretentious and far more dead authors in whose image I have constructed my bardic fantasies, Carrie represents a modern view of a successful writer who seems to love what she does for a living.

    Caroline Hagood: What Sex and the City Taught Me About Writing

  • Some have called rap merely modern poetry, or the modern urban equivalent to bardic minstrels.

    "Rap" as a Symbol for the Present… and Future? « L.E. Modesitt, Jr. – The Official Website

  • A guitar provides stop-and-go bardic accompaniment to the baritone, but elsewhere seems detached from the rest of the group.

    Archive 2008-07-01

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