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Heavy side-whiskers worn with the chin clean-shaven.
[After Ambrose Everett Burnside.]
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(Hairdressing & Grooming) US thick side whiskers worn with a moustache and clean-shaven chin
[C19: named after General A. E. Burnside (1824–81), Union general in the US Civil War]
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full whiskers and a mustache worn with the chin clean-shaven.
[1870–75, Amer.; after Genesis A. E. Burnside]
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