adjective see Vandyke

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • vandyked — vandykedˈ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑vandyke …   Useful english dictionary

  • van|dyked — «van DYKT», adjective. cut or shaped at the edge with deep indentations; zigzagged: »a vandyked border, a wall with a vandyked top …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vandyke — noun Etymology: Sir Anthony Vandyke Date: 1754 1. a. a wide collar with a deeply indented edge b. one of several V shaped points forming a decorative edging c. a border of such points 2. a trim pointed beard • vandyked adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Vandyke Beard —    Sir Anthony Van Dycke (or Van Dyck) sported a well trimmed beard all his adult life. Vandyke (1599 1641), as the English spelled it, was a Flemish painter born in Antwerp, the seventh of twelve children of a silk merchant. When a youth, he was …   Dictionary of eponyms

  • bedag — v. a. == bedew with mud; part. ‘bydagged.’ Alys. 5485. ON. dogg. Sw dagg. == dew. Not connected with ‘dagged’ == cut into slips; vandyked, as applied to clothing, which comes from AS. dag …   Oldest English Words

  • Vandyke — I. /vænˈdaɪk/ (say van duyk) noun Sir Anthony, 1599–1641, Flemish painter living in England. Also, Van Dyke, Van Dyct. II. /vænˈdaɪk/ (say van duyk) noun 1. (sometimes lower case) → Vandyke beard. 2. (sometimes lower case) → Vandyke collar. – …   Australian English dictionary

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