Definitions of beard

The word beard uses 5 letters:abder.

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n. - The hair that grows on the chin, lips, and adjacent parts of the human face, chiefly of male adults. 2

n. - The long hairs about the face in animals, as in the goat. 2

n. - The cluster of small feathers at the base of the beak in some birds 2

n. - The appendages to the jaw in some Cetacea, and to the mouth or jaws of some fishes. 2

n. - The byssus of certain shellfish, as the muscle. 2

n. - The gills of some bivalves, as the oyster. 2

n. - In insects, the hairs of the labial palpi of moths and butterflies. 2

n. - Long or stiff hairs on a plant; the awn; as, the beard of grain. 2

n. - A barb or sharp point of an arrow or other instrument, projecting backward to prevent the head from being easily drawn out. 2

n. - That part of the under side of a horse's lower jaw which is above the chin, and bears the curb of a bridle. 2

n. - That part of a type which is between the shoulder of the shank and the face. 2

n. - An imposition; a trick. 2

v. t. - To take by the beard; to seize, pluck, or pull the beard of (a man), in anger or contempt. 2

v. t. - To oppose to the gills; to set at defiance. 2

v. t. - To deprive of the gills; -- used only of oysters and similar shellfish. 2

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