ambrose e. burnside

Burnside

[burn-sahyd]
noun
Ambrose Everett, 1824–81, Union general in the American Civil War.
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burnsides
style of facial hair consisting of side whiskers and a mustache (but clean-shaven chin), 1875, from U.S. Army Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside (1824-1881) who wore them.
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