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Definition someone who composes and recites or sings poems about important events and people

Shakespeare is sometimes called the Bard of Avon or just the Bard.
  • He calls himself a bard from Brooklyn.
bard = someone who composes and recites or sings poems about important events and people
  • Yet louder, higher, stronger, bard!
    Walt Whitman  --  Leaves of Grass
  • bard = a lyric poet
  • You've never heard of The Tales of Beedle the Bard?
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • bard = lyric poet
  • At present, Mr. Achebe lives with his wife in Annandale, New York, where they both teach at Bard College.
    Chinua Achebe  --  Things Fall Apart
  • It was as the storyteller, the bard, that Harriet's active years came to a close.
    Ann Petry  --  Harriet Tubman
  • Hema's voice was sharp as a Bard-Parker blade and it nailed him in his seat.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • Tower teaches at Bard College.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • You recall, of course, the words of the Avon bard—'Thrice armed is he who hath his quarrel just.'
    Theodore Dreiser  --  An American Tragedy
  • You can call it Mute Bard.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • "I'm writing a satire on 'cause now, calling it 'Boston Bards and Hearst Reviewers.'
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  This Side of Paradise
  • His preacher repeated the prophecy, and his bards sang,— "Children, we all shall be free When the Lord shall appear!"
    W. E. B. Du Bois  --  The Souls of Black Folk
  • For a moment he lay on the ballroom floor, breathing bard.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • It had even thrown its gleam, in the sufferer's bard extremity, across the verge of time.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • The bards ate it up with a spoon and spread the tale to every shore....
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Maelstrom
  • And although their beds tried very bard, the two adults couldn't be rocked to sleep for another hour.
    Ray Bradbury  --  The Veldt
  • The bard rose throughout the length and breadth of his brave new world.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • You will have good news in a minute, that you will, and you want to seize the unforgiving minute, as the bard says.
    T. H. White  --  The Once and Future King
  • He would have had his Erin famed, The green flag gloriously unfurled, Her statesmen, bards and warriors raised Before the nations of the World.
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • He slammed the door as bard as he could and we all heard him say, real clear, the S word.
    Christopher Paul Curtis  --  The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963
  • Glory wore trappings of Lannister crimson; Honor was barded in Kingsguard white.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Feast For Crows

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