- BARD OF AVON
- Shakespeare; OF AYRSHIRE, Burns; OF HOPE, Campbell; OF IMAGINATION, Akenside; OF MEMORY, Rogers; OF OLNEY, Cowper; OF RYDAL MOUNT, Wordsworth; OF TWICKENHAM, Pope.
The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. James Wood. 1907.
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Bard of Avon — Bard of A|von the Bard of Avon a poetic name for William Shakespeare, based on the name of the River Avon at Stratford, where he was born … Dictionary of contemporary English
Bard of Avon — SHAKESPEARE William: so called from his birthplace, Stratford on Avon … English World dictionary
Bard of Avon — noun English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564 1616) • Syn: ↑Shakespeare, ↑William Shakespeare, ↑Shakspere, ↑William Shakspere • Derivationally related forms: ↑Shakespearian (for: ↑ … Useful english dictionary
Bard of Avon — Bard′ of A′von n. big William Shakespeare: so called from his birthplace, Stratford on Avon … From formal English to slang
Bard of Avon — William Shakespeare: so called from his birthplace, Stratford on Avon. [1880 1885] * * * … Universalium
Bard of Avon — William Shakespeare … Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games
Bard of Avon — Shakespeare, William Shakespeare (1564 1616), famous English poet and playwright … English contemporary dictionary
Bard (disambiguation) — Bard can mean one of the following:A type of person* Bard, a type of priest or seer in ancient Celtic society, and a minstrel in medieval Scottish, Irish and Welsh societies; and later re used by romantic writers * Bard (Soviet Union), popular… … Wikipedia
Bard — (b[aum]rd), 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… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
bard|ol|a|tor — bard|ol|a|ter or bard|ol|a|tor «bahr DOL uh tuhr», noun. a person who reveres Shakespeare; a Shakespeare worshiper or devotee. ╂[(coined by George Bernard Shaw) < Bard of Avon + (id)olater] … Useful english dictionary