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beards, plural;
  1. Boldly confront or challenge (someone formidable)

  1. A growth of hair on the chin and lower cheeks of a man's face
    • - he had a black beard
    • - three days' growth of beard
  2. A tuft of hair on the chin of certain mammals, for example a lion or goat

  3. An animal's growth or marking that is likened to a beard, e.g., the gills of an oyster, or the beak bristles of certain birds

  4. A tuft of hairs or bristles on certain plants, esp. the awn of a grass

  5. A person who carries out a transaction, typically a bet, for someone else in order to conceal the other's identity

  6. A person who pretends to have a romantic or sexual relationship with someone else in order to conceal the other's true sexual orientation

  1. go along the rim, like a beard around the chin; "Houses bearded the top of the heights"
  2. the hair growing on the lower part of a man's face
  3. a tuft or growth of hairs or bristles on certain plants such as iris or grasses
  4. a person who diverts suspicion from someone (especially a woman who accompanies a male homosexual in order to conceal his homosexuality)
  5. hairy growth on or near the face of certain mammals
  6. byssus: tuft of strong filaments by which e.g. a mussel makes itself fast to a fixed surface
  7. A beard is the collection of hair that grows on the chin, cheeks and neck, but not the upper lip, typically of men. Usually, only males going through puberty or post-pubescent males are able to grow beards. However, women with hirsutism may develop a beard. ...
  8. Béard is a commune in the Nièvre department in central France.
  9. Beard is a slang term describing a person who is used, knowingly or unknowingly, as a date, romantic partner, or spouse either to conceal infidelity or to conceal one's sexual orientation. ...
  10. "The Beard" is the 102nd episode of the NBC situation comedy Seinfeld. This was the 16th episode for the 6th season. It aired on February 9, 1995.
  11. (Bearded (magazine)) Bearded is a bi-monthly music magazine that distributes nationwide through WHSmith, Borders, independent record shops and newsagents. The magazine covers the independent music industry and only reviews artists who are either unsigned or signed to independent record labels.
  12. (BEARDED) A petal bearing a tuft or row of long hairs.
  13. (Beards (B)) bushy hairs on falls
  14. (Beards) Facial hair on the chin, cheeks and sometimes the neck.  It is a nonverbal message signifying wisdom and is scholarly unless left to grow untrimmed.  In this case, it is seen as unwieldy and primitive.
  15. (Beards) Traditionally, Jewish men wore full beards and long sideburns called in Hebrew peyot (pay-OHT) to observe the commandment in Lev. 19:27 not to round the corners of your head or mar the corners of your beard. ...
  16. A friend or acquaintance or other contact who is used to placing bets so that the bookmakers will not know the identity of the actual bettor. Many top handicappers and persons occupying sensitive positions use this method of wagering.
  17. In sports betting a beard is a friend or acquaintance who is used to place bets as to conceal the true identity of the real bettor.
  18. In ancient Hebrew culture a long and white beard was a sign of age, maturity and wisdom. The verb form of this word, zaqeyn ^[str:2204] is the Hebrew meaning "to be old."
  19. To dream of seeing a beard, denotes that some uncongenial person will oppose his will against yours, and there will be a fierce struggle for mastery, and you are likely to lose some money in the combat. Gray beard, signifies hard luck and quarrels. ...
  20. Thick, long hair on muzzle and underjaw (e.g. Bearded Collie).
  21. A contact (friend or acquaintance) who places bets for a bettor who wants to hide their identity from bookmakers.
  22. The owner of a lot in Jefferson where a carnival was held in The Sound and the Fury.
  23. An individual who places wages in the place of another person, in the way of attempting to disguise the true identity of the actual gambler laying the bet.
  24. A small weedy protrusion on a mussel that needs to be removed before preparing and eating the mussel.
  25. The mode of wearing it was definitely prescribed to the Jews (Lev 19:27; Lev 21:5). Hence the import of Ezekiel's (Eze 5:1) description of the "razor" i.e., the agents of an angry providence being used against the guilty nation of the Jews. ...