burnsides

[ burn-sahydz ]
/ ˈbɜrnˌsaɪdz /

plural noun

full whiskers and a mustache worn with the chin clean-shaven.

Origin of burnsides

1870–75, Americanism; named after Gen. A. E. Burnside
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burnsides

/ (ˈbɜːnˌsaɪdz) /

pl n

US thick side whiskers worn with a moustache and clean-shaven chin

Word Origin for burnsides

C19: named after General A. E. Burnside (1824–81), Union general in the US Civil War
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