Vandyke

[ van-dahyk ]
/ vænˈdaɪk /

noun

Sir Anthony. Van Dyck, Sir Anthony.
Printing. a proof having white lines on a brown ground or vice versa, made from a negative for a plate.
Also van·dyke (for defs 2, 3).

Definition for vandyke (2 of 3)

Vandyke beard

noun

a short, pointed beard.

Origin of Vandyke beard

First recorded in 1890–95
Also called Vandyke, vandyke.

Definition for vandyke (3 of 3)

Vandyke collar

or vandyke collar


noun

a wide collar of lace and linen with the edge formed into scallops or deep points.
Also called Vandyke, vandyke.
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British Dictionary definitions for vandyke (1 of 2)

Vandyke beard
/ (ˈvændaɪk) /

noun

a short pointed beardOften shortened to: Vandyke

British Dictionary definitions for vandyke (2 of 2)

Vandyke collar

Vandyke cape


noun

a large white collar with several very deep pointsOften shortened to: Vandyke
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