- 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)
Origin of beard
Related formsbeard·like, adjectiveun·beard, verb (used with object)
Definition for beard (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for beard
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
One of them fetched Manuel, nicknamed Barba (Spanish for beard), who was, of course, clean shaven.Cocaine, Politicians and Wives: Inside the World’s Most Bizarre Prison|Jason Batansky|October 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He is an oldish man, not less than sixty, with his hair and beard bleached with the storms of many travels.The Survivors of the Chancellor|Jules Verne
Be kind enough to add to the tunic, gilt sandals, and a vial of oil to anoint my beard and hair.Thais|Anatole France
I rubbed my beard—I had none when I came into this dungeon first.The Seats Of The Mighty, Complete|Gilbert Parker
His beard began at that time to grow grey, after which he trimmed it in the short fashion.
For Louis wiped his beard on his sleeve and lay back hopelessly drunk.Lords of the North|A. C. Laut