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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.

Vandyke beard

noun
1.
a short, pointed beard.
Also called Vandyke, vandyke.
Origin of Vandyke beard
1890-1895
1890-95

Vandyke collar

noun
1.
a wide collar of lace and linen with the edge formed into scallops or deep points.
Also called Vandyke, vandyke.
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Vandyke beard

/ˈvændaɪk/
noun
1.
a short pointed beard Often shortened to Vandyke

Vandyke collar

noun
1.
a large white collar with several very deep points Often shortened to Vandyke
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Word Origin and History for Vandyke

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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