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bar·ba

(bar'bă), [TA]
1. The beard.
2. A hair of the beard.
Synonym(s): beard [TA]
[L.]

beard

(bîrd)
n.
1. A growth of hair on the chin, cheeks, and throat of a person, especially a man.
2. A tuft or growth of hairs, bristles, or other hairlike threads on a plant or animal.

beard′less adj.

beard

The hair on the face and throat.

beard

1. in goats and dogs, beards are conventional collections of chin hairs; seen only in certain dog breeds such as Afghan hounds and Bearded collies.
2. in turkeys, beards are an agglomeration of modified feathers, or hair/feathers, consisting of individual filaments that arise from individual beard papillae. Called also barba.
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We are appealing for information - we don't know how this bearded dragon got to where it was found.
Egyptians voted heavily for bearded candidates, and Muslim Brotherhood and Salafi candidates dominated.
Bearded dragons are really very low-maintenance creatures, especially if they are healthy and all of their needs are taken care of.
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The BT employee has been working alongside a barber in Jesmond to perfect the shape of his beard which is to be entered into the "Verdi" category - named after bearded composer Giuseppe Verdi.
The high court ruled in favor of a bearded Shigemitsu Bando in the suit filed by Naofumi Akeno, who collected 853 votes in the Naruto city assembly election last December, one vote shy of Bando's 854.
Ryan O'Leary, 5, of Valencia, showed off a bearded dragon he received recently on his birthday.
Sixty-seven per cent of bearded directors and 50 per cent of female directors with bearded partners believe that men keep beards because their partners like it, compared to 31 per cent of directors overall.
Furthermore, even if facial hair is not explicitly mentioned in a play (as in Richard III, Henry VIII, Titus Andronicus, and Pericles), this does nor mean that none of the characters in that play were bearded.
This is an insult to bearded men everywhere and I strongly urge them all to boycott supermarket giant Waitrose as a show of solidarity.
Those who chickened out due to various pressures and shaved off a longtime beard tell us they feel naked, so accustomed were they to the bearded look.
The first question, of course, is would my dear wife, Lois, be tickled with a bearded hubby?