Vandyke beard


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Vandyke beard

n.
A short, pointed beard, especially one worn with the cheeks shaven and a mustache.

[After Sir Anthony Vandyke.]

Vandyke beard

(ˈvændaɪk)
n
(Hairdressing & Grooming) a short pointed beard. Often shortened to: Vandyke

Vandyke′ beard′


n.
a short, pointed beard.
[1890–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Vandyke beard - a short pointed beard (named after the artist Anthony Vandyke)vandyke beard - a short pointed beard (named after the artist Anthony Vandyke)
beard, face fungus, whiskers - the hair growing on the lower part of a man's face
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