“A peculiar kind of verses is also current among them, by the recital of which, termed "barding,"  they stimulate their courage; while the sound itself serves as an augury of the event of the impending combat.”
“Kellen realized with relief that this time, when he rode out with Shalkan, he'd be doing it with a proper saddle; the Master Armorer took Shalkan's measurements, and in a few moments, several sets of saddles and barding had been brought for Shalkan to choose from.”
“I doubt his barding will be sufficient to withstand the cold steel of those whose voracious demands he is failing to satisfy.”
“She rode a white mare in white leather barding, and she wore a long split surcoat stitched from the narrow skins of ermine with the heads left on, showing their pointed teeth and false eyes of onyx; the black-tipped tails hung like so many tassels.”
“It was a nominee for last year's Cybils in the Fantasy and Sci-Fi category, and filled with bad barding, crazy names, inept witches and cranky orcs, it captured our imaginations as a great first novel and--hopefully--a harbinger of more fun and funny fantasy from Mr. Anderson.”
“The people are poor, and Mason wants a different life than barding for people who haven't got an heroic bone in their bodies.”
“In the case of Oblivion's virtual barding you've I'm assuming as I haven't done this myself acquired a license to a copy of the copyrighted work created by Bethesda.”
“Does the EULA you'd presumably have to sign when you buy the barding keep you from reselling it and thus voiding the first sale doctrine?”
“They cover the breast with foil, or with wet cheesecloth, or strips of pork fat “barding”, or baste it, all to slow its cooking.”
“Cooks often shield it from direct oven heat by “barding” it with a sheet of fat or fatty bacon, and baste it during cooking, which cools the meat surface by evaporation and slows the movement of heat into the meat p.”
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