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whiskered

[hwis-kerd, wis-] /ˈʰwɪs kərd, ˈwɪs-/
adjective
1.
having, wearing, or covered with whiskers.
Origin of whiskered
1755-1765
First recorded in 1755-65; whisker + -ed3
Related forms
unwhiskered, adjective
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  • Evidently, this was the statuary described by the whiskered youth.

    Lords of the North A. C. Laut
  • Father-in-law and the whiskered friend are born for each other.

    Eve to the Rescue

    Ethel Hueston
  • The tail, however, of the whiskered species is not so deeply forked.

    Indian Birds Douglas Dewar
  • When so engaged like the whiskered Bat it may be known from it by its noisy chirping.

  • "Yes, the whiskered Friskers are really very clever," he replied.

    The Emerald City of Oz L. Frank Baum
  • That is, had he been a whiskered, ear-ringed Spaniard they would have killed him then and there.

    Strange Stories of the Great River Abbie Johnston Grosvenor
  • This place is, besides, a place of great resort with the whiskered gentry.

    Rural Rides William Cobbett
  • The place is, besides, a great resort with the whiskered gentry.

    The Brighton Road Charles G. Harper
  • He was that rigid, whiskered, military person in the train from Eisenach!

    Villa Elsa Stuart Henry
  • "He is to remain in the hotel, sir, yet will not disturb you in any way," continued the whiskered one.

    Aunt Jane's Nieces Abroad

    Edith Van Dyne
British Dictionary definitions for whiskered

whiskered

/ˈwɪskəd/
adjective
1.
having whiskers
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