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BEARD





Definition:

  1. [noun] the hair growing on the lower part of a man's face
    Synonyms: face fungus, whiskers

  2. [noun] a tuft or growth of hairs or bristles on certain plants such as iris or grasses

  3. [noun] a person who diverts suspicion from someone (especially a woman who accompanies a male homosexual in order to conceal his homosexuality)

  4. [noun] hairy growth on or near the face of certain mammals

  5. [noun] tuft of strong filaments by which e.g. a mussel makes itself fast to a fixed surface
    Synonyms: byssus

  6. [verb] go along the rim, like a beard around the chin; "Houses bearded the top of the heights"

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