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bardy1

[bahr-dee] /ˈbɑr di/
adjective, bardier, bardiest. Scot.
1.
bold; audacious; defiant.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; bard1 + -y1
Related forms
bardily, adverb
bardiness, noun

bardy2

[bahr-dee] /ˈbɑr di/
noun, plural bardies.
1.
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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