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Bewhiskered   Listen

Having hair on the cheeks and chin.  Synonyms: barbate, bearded, whiskered, whiskery.

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"Bewhiskered" Quotes from Famous Books

... and weather drove them home, the robust came with bags of gold rolled in their snug packs. They called each other "lucky dogs," yet looked like grimy beggars, with faces so bewhiskered, and clothing so ragged, or so wonderfully patched, that little children cried when they drew near, and wives threw up their hands, exclaiming, "For the land's sake! can it be?" Yet each home-comer found glad welcome, and messengers were quick to spread the ...
— The Expedition of the Donner Party and its Tragic Fate • Eliza Poor Donner Houghton

... tales. Some talked of gray, bewhiskered hordes who were advancing with relentless curses and chewing tobacco with unspeakable valor; tremendous bodies of fierce soldiery who were sweeping along like the Huns. Others spoke of tattered and eternally hungry men who fired despondent ...
— The Red Badge of Courage - An Episode of the American Civil War • Stephen Crane

Words linked to "Bewhiskered" :   unshaven, unshaved, whiskered, whiskery, bearded

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