Hoddan astonishedly regarded his whiskery countenance, contorted with grief and dampened with tears.
And I was so deeply absorbed with the idea that I did not at first see the whiskery old man who was coming my way in a farm wagon.
"hair of a man's face" (usually plural), c.1600, originally a playful formation, from Middle English wisker "anything that whisks or sweeps" (early 15c.); see whisk (v.). In reference to animal lip hair, recorded from 1670s.