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[lawng-beerd, long-]
  1. bellarmine.
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Origin of longbeard

First recorded in 1640–50; long1 + beard
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Historical Examples of longbeard

  • But this riot of Longbeard's was but the threatening of a storm.

    Old and New London

    Walter Thornbury

  • Longbeard abandoned his place of refuge, and was dragged to Tyburn, and there hanged.

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  • She would not forgive it from your old Longbeard upstairs, whose business it is—that is, if she found it out.

    Joan of the Sword Hand

    S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett

  • Once upon a time there lived King Berendey, called Longbeard, for his beard reached far below his knees.

  • After a long journey they arrived in King Longbeard's kingdom, where the old king and queen gave them a joyful reception.