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  7  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eelpout  \Eel"pout`\,  n.  [AS.  ?lepute.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  A  European  fish  ({Zoarces  viviparus}),  remarkable  for 
  producing  living  young;  --  called  also  {greenbone}, 
  {guffer},  {bard},  and  {Maroona  eel}.  Also  an  American 
  species  ({Z.  anguillaris}),  --  called  also  {mutton  fish}, 
  and  erroneously,  {congo  eel},  {ling},  and  {lamper  eel}. 
  Both  are  edible,  but  of  little  value. 
  b  A  fresh-water  fish,  the  burbot. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bard  \Bard\,  Barde  \Barde\,  n.  [F.  barde,  of  doubtful  origin.] 
  1.  A  piece  of  defensive  (or,  sometimes  ornamental)  armor  for 
  a  horse's  neck,  breast,  and  flanks;  a  barb.  [Often  in  the 
  pl.] 
 
  2.  pl  Defensive  armor  formerly  worn  by  a  man  at  arms. 
 
  3.  (Cookery)  A  thin  slice  of  fat  bacon  used  to  cover  any  meat 
  or  game. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bard  \Bard\,  v.  t.  (Cookery) 
  To  cover  (meat  or  game)  with  a  thin  slice  of  fat  bacon. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bard  \Bard\,  n.  [Of  Celtic  origin;  cf  W.  bardd,  Arm.  barz,  Ir 
  &  Gael.  bard,  and  F.  barde.] 
  1.  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. 
 
  2.  Hence:  A  poet;  as  the  bard  of  Avon. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bard  \Bard\,  n.  [Akin  to  Dan.  &  Sw  bark,  Icel.  b["o]rkr,  LG  & 
  HG  borke.] 
  1.  The  exterior  covering  of  the  trunk  and  branches  of  a  tree; 
  the  rind. 
 
  2.  Specifically,  Peruvian  bark. 
 
  {Bark  bed}.  See  {Bark  stove}  (below). 
 
  {Bark  pit},  a  pit  filled  with  bark  and  water,  in  which  hides 
  are  steeped  in  tanning. 
 
  {Bark  stove}  (Hort.),  a  glazed  structure  for  keeping  tropical 
  plants,  having  a  bed  of  tanner's  bark  (called  a  bark  bed) 
  or  other  fermentable  matter  which  produces  a  moist  heat. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bard 
  n  :  a  lyric  poet 
  v  :  put  a  caparison  on  of  horses  [syn:  {caparison},  {dress  up}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Bard,  NM 
  Zip  code(s):  88411 




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