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beardy

/ˈbɪədɪ/
adjective -dier, -diest
1.
wearing a beard
noun (pl) -dies
2.
a person who has a beard
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  • When they met beardy he was in a repentant mood and shook hands with the Governor.

    Policing the Plains R.G. MacBeth
  • Then beardy Ned felt in his pocket and pulled out the end of a candle.

    Half-Past Bedtime H. H. Bashford
  • "That's very interesting," said Cuthbert politely, but beardy Ned didn't seem to hear.

    Half-Past Bedtime H. H. Bashford
  • For beside beardy Ned stood a girl of nineteen, who had been paddling in the stream.

    Half-Past Bedtime H. H. Bashford
  • beardy Ned held it in the palm of his hand, as though he were weighing it, while he looked at Cuthbert.

    Half-Past Bedtime H. H. Bashford
  • The women and children were wild with apprehension of possibly falling into the hands of beardy's tribe.

    Policing the Plains R.G. MacBeth
  • But on the top of the bank he turned round for a moment and looked down again at beardy Ned.

    Half-Past Bedtime H. H. Bashford
  • I guess pretty much everybody's a beardy Man nowadays, if he ain't a Dunkard!

    The March Family Trilogy, Complete William Dean Howells

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