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Vandyke

[van-dahyk] /vænˈdaɪk/
noun
1.
Sir Anthony, Van Dyck, Sir Anthony.
4.
Printing. a proof having white lines on a brown ground or vice versa, made from a negative for a plate.
Also, vandyke (for defs 2, 3).
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Word Origin and History for van-dyke

vandyke

n.

"short, pointed beard," 1894, from the style shown on portraits by Flemish painter Anton Van Dyck (1599-1641); earlier "a type of collar with a deep cut edge" (1755) also from a style depicted in his paintings.

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