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noun as in troubadour

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Up to this point in season nine, Knoke has come across as equal parts Daniel Boone and Stevie Nicks, a blend of hardened outdoors person and soulful bard.

CBS seems like a relative haven for the genre, until you realize that one mega-producer, The Big Bang Theory bard Chuck Lorre, has a hand in four out of its six fall sitcoms.

From Time

As the bard once wrote, “When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions.”

From Ozy

Bard grew, but instead of expanding in Bryan, where it remains headquartered, it built new factories in Georgia, another state with weak labor laws, and in Mexico.

I thought, given the collective January-downer mood many of us are in, I’d try something similar today with The Bard.

From Fortune

But Lois Leveen, author of the novel 'Juliet's Nurse,' says good things happen when authors brazenly borrow from the Bard.

Maybe you managed not to cringe at his take on the Bard in Shakespeare in Love, making you a stronger person than most.

The Kentucky bard Ed McClanahan once lived in California, where among various endeavors he played Boswell to the Grateful Dead.

Complete Works shows modern audiences that the Bard is still appealing.

Leave it to the Bard to remind you just how all-consuming (and deadly) a serious relationship can be.

Ossian was the rage—quotations from the blind bard of Morven were in every one's mouth.

He asserts his dignity as bard and inspired man of his people.

Meager indeed is our knowledge of this only British bard whose works have endured through thirty centuries.

True it is, as the great bard expresses it, that "there's a divinity that shapes our ends, rough-hew them as we will."

But still the patriot, and the patriot-bard, in bright succession raise, her ornament and guard.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bard, such as: balladeer, minstrel, poet, versifier, rhapsodist, and strolling minstrel.

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