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longbeard

[ lawng-beerd, long- ]

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Word History and Origins

Origin of longbeard1

First recorded in 1640–50; long 1 + beard

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Example Sentences

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

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

Now do this for me: give my regards to your father, King Longbeard, and ask him whether it is not time for him to pay his debt?

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

Robin the Divell and William Longbeard are historical romances.

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