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bewhiskered

[bih-hwis-kerd, -wis-] /bɪˈʰwɪs kərd, -ˈwɪs-/
adjective
1.
having whiskers; bearded.
2.
ancient, as a witticism, expression, etc.; passé; hoary:
a bewhiskered catchword of a bygone era.
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65; be- + whiskered
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British Dictionary definitions for be-whiskered

bewhiskered

/bɪˈwɪskəd/
adjective
1.
having whiskers on the cheeks
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