- the sloping part of a type that connects the face with the shoulder of the body.
- British. the space on a type between the bottom of the face of an x-high character and the edge of the body, comprising both beard and shoulder.
- the cross stroke on the stem of a capital G.
verb (used with object)
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Origin of beard
OTHER WORDS FROM beardbeardlike, adjectiveun·beard, verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for beard
He’s focused on today, on running a growing business and grooming the beard behind the operation.When Dead Beer Walks: A Dane in Vietnam Turns Strange Brew Into Craft Gin|Eugene Robinson|February 12, 2021|Ozy
Beard said he hadn’t compiled the information because it doesn’t have to be reported to the federal government until this year.How the CARES Act Forgot America’s Most Vulnerable Hospitals|by Brianna Bailey, The Frontier|January 26, 2021|ProPublica
Consider the blade and motor type of a beard trimmerOne of the most important things to prioritize is blade type.The best beard trimmer: Shape your facial hair with ease|Carsen Joenk|January 19, 2021|Popular Science
I’ve never been able to grow a beard, so that’s what I’ve got later on in my future.Drew Brees and Tom Brady are trading jokes about their ‘History Channel’ matchup|Cindy Boren|January 14, 2021|Washington Post
A built-in sensor checks the density of your beard 220 times a second while adjusting the power 14 times a second.Best electric shaver: Get a smooth shave with our picks|Jeremy Helligar|December 18, 2020|Popular Science
Between 25 and 30, you’re trying to decide how much longer before you start growing a beard and calling yourself ‘Daddy.Freaking Out About Age Gaps in Gay Relationships Is Homophobic|Samantha Allen|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In the video his face is a little thinner, his beard ever so slightly longer.
“It seems that the different standard is (based on) the length of the beard and outwardly display of piety,” Hamdani said.Disco Mullah Blasphemy Row Highlights Pakistan’s Hypocrisy|Shaheen Pasha|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hauchard converted to Islam in high school at 17, and is said to have suddenly begun wearing a beard and djellaba.Showing the Faces of Its Murderers, ISIS Shows Its Global Reach|Tracy McNicoll|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An older and firmly round fellow with a trim beard leaned his head back and fought off tears.
He thrust his tiny tuft of beard between his teeth—a trick he had when perplexed or thoughtful.
"I've told Judy to bemember," said Punch, wiggling, for his father's beard tickled his neck.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
His face was hidden beneath a beard of bristling, bushy red, and he had a sharp hook nose and small, bright eyes.
Now he was wagging his head solemnly, pulling his beard, and over and over repeating, "But hens is contrary—hens is contrary."
The Seneschal combed his beard and screwed up his pale eyes until they vanished in the cushions of his cheeks.