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Beard

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(1):

(n.) The gills of some bivalves, as the oyster.

(2):

(n.) Long or stiff hairs on a plant; the awn; as, the beard of grain.

(3):

(n.) The byssus of certain shellfish, as the muscle.

(4):

(n.) A barb or sharp point of an arrow or other instrument, projecting backward to prevent the head from being easily drawn out.

(5):

(n.) The cluster of small feathers at the base of the beak in some birds

(6):

(n.) The long hairs about the face in animals, as in the goat.

(7):

(n.) The hair that grows on the chin, lips, and adjacent parts of the human face, chiefly of male adults.

(8):

(n.) The appendages to the jaw in some Cetacea, and to the mouth or jaws of some fishes.

(9):

(n.) In insects, the hairs of the labial palpi of moths and butterflies.

(10):

(v. t.) To deprive of the gills; - used only of oysters and similar shellfish.

(11):

(v. t.) To oppose to the gills; to set at defiance.

(12):

(n.) That part of a type which is between the shoulder of the shank and the face.

(13):

(v. t.) To take by the beard; to seize, pluck, or pull the beard of (a man), in anger or contempt.

(14):

(n.) An imposition; a trick.

(15):

(n.) That part of the under side of a horse's lower jaw which is above the chin, and bears the curb of a bridle.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Beard'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/b/beard.html. 1828.

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