noun see beard I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bearded — beardedness, n. /bear did/, adj. 1. having a beard. 2. having a hairlike growth or tuft, as certain wheats. 3. having a barb, as a fishhook. [1350 1400; ME beerdid. See BEARD, ED3] * * * …   Universalium

  • beard — I. noun Etymology: Middle English berd, from Old English beard; akin to Old High German bart beard, Latin barba Date: before 12th century 1. the hair that grows on a man s face often excluding the mustache 2. a hairy or bristly appendage or tuft… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Facial hair — is a secondary sex characteristic in human males. Many men start developing facial hair in the later years of puberty, approximately between 15 18 years old and most men don t finish developing a fully adult beard until their early 20s or even… …   Wikipedia

  • Afghanistan — /af gan euh stan /, n. a republic in central Asia, NW of India and E of Iran. 23,738,085; 250,000 sq. mi. (647,500 sq. km). Cap.: Kabul. * * * Afghanistan Introduction Afghanistan Background: Afghanistan s recent history is characterized by war… …   Universalium

  • roughness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Quality of not being smooth or even Nouns 1. roughness, unevenness, ruggedness, asperity, rugosity, corrugation, nodosity, nodulation, hairiness, arborescence, tooth, grain, texture, ripple. 2. (hairlike …   English dictionary for students

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