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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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The award aims to highlight those who have given beards a positive image in the public eye during the year.
BEARD DAY: Above, the Newcastle Falcons poster encouraging fans to sport beards for Carl Hayman's home debut.
Whilst Xerxes, Theologos and their like were lamenting the lack of facial hair to be found on contemporary men, beards and, in particular, moustaches were coming back into favour.
It further said that terming stylish beards as a violation of Islamic conduct is an attempt to sow unrest in the society, which will be dealt with strictly.
However, the representative commented that David would not be able to work for the company unless he got rid of his beard.
Earlier this year, Sundial Brands launched the Shea-Moisture Men Beard Care Collection --a line of four men's grooming products formulated with certified organic shea butter and maracuja oil--to help men keep their beards looking sharp.
Sundial Brands is promoting its SheaMoisture Men's Beard Care Collection, a line of washes, conditioners, balms and other products infused with naturally rich maracuja oil and certified-organic shea butter, which is ethically sourced by women-led co-ops as part of the brand's purpose-driven Community Commerce business model.
LIVERPOOL played host to The British Beard and Moustache Championships this weekend, with hundreds of examples of the best facial hair heading to St George's Hall.
Beard grooming, seen by many as a niche pastime rather than a fundamental practice, is making a push for the mainstream.
Big, thick, untamed beards were once a symbol of bold, brawny, braggadocio men.
YOUNG chaps with full beards, looking like pretenders to the throne of George V, are appearing on adverts and television and the high streets of the nation like a Viking invasion.
In August, TDCJ dropped its clean-shaven grooming policy for inmates who wanted to grow beards for religious reasons.