Found 3 items, similar to beard.
English → Indonesian
bauk, janggut, jenggot
English → English
n 1: the hair growing on the lower part of a man's face [syn: face fungus
2: a tuft or growth of hairs or bristles on certain plants such
as iris or grasses
3: a person who diverts suspicion from someone (especially a
woman who accompanies a male homosexual in order to
conceal his homosexuality)
4: hairy growth on or near the face of certain mammals
5: tuft of strong filaments by which e.g. a mussel makes itself
fast to a fixed surface [syn: byssus
v : go along the rim, like a beard around the chin; “Houses
bearded the top of the heights”
English → English
(b[=e]rd), n. [OE. berd, AS. beard; akin to Fries.
berd, D. baard, G. bart, Lith. barzda, OSlav. brada, Pol.
broda, Russ. boroda, L. barba, W. barf. Cf. 1st Barb
1. The hair that grows on the chin, lips, and adjacent parts
of the human face, chiefly of male adults.
(a) The long hairs about the face in animals, as in the
(b) The cluster of small feathers at the base of the beak
in some birds
(c) The appendages to the jaw in some Cetacea, and to the
mouth or jaws of some fishes.
(d) The byssus of certain shellfish, as the muscle.
(e) The gills of some bivalves, as the oyster.
(f) In insects, the hairs of the labial palpi of moths and
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
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. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
(Bot.), a coarse, perennial grass of different
species of the genus Andropogon
To one's beard
, to one's face; in open defiance.
(b[=e]rd), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bearded
; p. pr. &
vb. n. Bearding
1. To take by the beard; to seize, pluck, or pull the beard
of (a man), in anger or contempt.
2. To oppose to the face; to set at defiance.
No admiral, bearded by these corrupt and dissolute
minions of the palace, dared to do more than mutter
something about a court martial. --Macaulay.
3. To deprive of the gills; -- used only of oysters and