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bold; audacious; defiant.
a beetle larva of Australia, Bardistus cibarius, that bores into plants and is used as food by Aborigines.
Historical Examples

In one of the apartments of the castle, the eldest bardy and his son were engaged in earnest conversation.
Hungarian Sketches in Peace and War Mr Jkai

They were all members of one family, and all bore the name of bardy.
Hungarian Sketches in Peace and War Mr Jkai

The inhabitants of the bardy castle had all retired to rest.
Hungarian Sketches in Peace and War Mr Jkai

I killed the first bardy in the court, in sight of his family.
Hungarian Sketches in Peace and War Mr Jkai


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