Pronunciation: bērd
1.The hair that grows on the chin, lips, and adjacent parts of the human face, chiefly of male adults.
2.(Zool.) The long hairs about the face in animals, as in the goat.
3.(Bot.) Long or stiff hairs on a plant; the awn; as, the beard of grain.
4.A barb or sharp point of an arrow or other instrument, projecting backward to prevent the head from being easily drawn out.
5.That part of the under side of a horse's lower jaw which is above the chin, and bears the curb of a bridle.
6.(Print.) That part of a type which is between the shoulder of the shank and the face.
7.An imposition; a trick.
Beard grass
(Bot.) a coarse, perennial grass of different species of the genus Andropogon.
To one's beard
to one's face; in open defiance.
v. t.1.To take by the beard; to seize, pluck, or pull the beard of (a man), in anger or contempt.
[imp. & p. p. Bearded; p. pr. & vb. n. Bearding.]
2.To oppose to the face; to set at defiance.
3.To deprive of the gills; - used only of oysters and similar shellfish.
Noun1.Beardbeard - the hair growing on the lower part of a man's face
2.beard - a tuft or growth of hairs or bristles on certain plants such as iris or grasses
3.beard - a person who diverts suspicion from someone (especially a woman who accompanies a male homosexual in order to conceal his homosexuality)
4.beard - hairy growth on or near the face of certain mammals
5.Beardbeard - tuft of strong filaments by which e.g. a mussel makes itself fast to a fixed surface
Synonyms: byssus
Verb1.beard - go along the rim, like a beard around the chin; "Houses bearded the top of the heights"
To see a long beard in your dream, is representative of old age and insight, and wisdom. If you are a woman and you dream of growing a beard, signifies your masculine aspect of your personality. You want to be more assertive and wield more power.Vandyke, affront, ascender, back, bag, ballocks, balls, basket, bastard type, beaver, bell the cat, belly, bevel, bid defiance, bite the bullet, black letter, body, brave, brazen, brazen out, breasts, bristles, call out, cap, capital, case, cervix, challenge, clitoris, cod, cods, confront, counter, cullions, dare, defy, descender, double-dare, down, em, en, face, face out, face the music, face up, face up to, family jewels, fat-faced type, feet, female organs, font, front, genitalia, genitals, goatee, gonads, groove, imperial, italic, labia, labia majora, labia minora, letter, ligature, lingam, lips, logotype, lower case, majuscule, male organs, meat, meet, meet boldly, meet head-on, minuscule, nick, nuts, nymphae, outdare, outface, ovary, peach fuzz, penis, phallus, pi, pica, point, print, private parts, privates, privy parts, pubic hair, pudenda, reproductive organs, rocks, roman, run the gauntlet, sans serif, scream defiance, script, scrotum, secondary sex characteristic, set at defiance, sex organs, shank, shoulder, show fight, side whiskers, small cap, small capital, speak out, speak up, spermary, stamp, stand up to, stare down, stem, stubble, testes, testicles, tuft, type, type body, type class, type lice, typecase, typeface, typefounders, typefoundry, upper case, uterus, vagina, venture, vulva, whisker, whiskers, womb, yoni
Translate Beard to Spanish, Translate Beard to German, Translate Beard to French
bear's breech
bear's breeches
bear's ear
bear's foot
bear's grape
bear's-paw fern
Bear-trap dam
bearberry willow
-- Beard --
Beard grass
beard lichen
beard moss
beard worm
bearded darnel
bearded iris
bearded seal
Bearded tortoise
bearded vulture
bearded wheatgrass
beardless iris
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