bardy

bardy

1 [bahr-dee]
adjective, bardier, bardiest. Scot.
bold; audacious; defiant.

Origin:
1780–90; bard1 + -y1

bardily, adverb
bardiness, noun
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bardy

2 [bahr-dee]
noun, plural bardies.
a beetle larva of Australia, Bardistus cibarius, that bores into plants and is used as food by Aborigines.
Also, bardee.


Origin:
1925–30; < Nyungar bardi

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