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dundrearies

[ duhn-dreer-eez ]
/ dʌnˈdrɪər iz /
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plural noun (sometimes initial capital letter)
long, full sideburns or muttonchop whiskers.

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Also called dun·drear·y whisk·ers.

Origin of dundrearies

First recorded in 1860–65; after the sideburns worn by actor Edward A. Sothern as Lord Dundreary, a character in the play Our American Cousin (1858) by Tom Taylor

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