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Definitions of beard:

part of speech: verb transitive

To take by the beard: to oppose to the face.

part of speech: adjective

Bearded.

part of speech: verb

To set at defiance; to oppose openly.

part of speech: verb transitive

To take by the beard; oppose face to face; to defy; as, to beard the lion in his den.

part of speech: noun

The hair that grows on the chin and adjacent parts: prickles on the ears of corn: the barb of an arrow: the gills of oysters, etc.

part of speech: noun

Hair that grows on the lips and chin of a man; the awn of corn; the gills of oysters and other shell- fish.

part of speech: noun

The hair that grows on the human face, chiefly of male adults; anything which resembles this hairy growth; as, the beard of a goat; the bristle like hairs on the heads of barley and other grains.

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