Vandyke


Van·dyke

noun \van-ˈdīk, vən-\

Definition of VANDYKE

1
a :  a wide collar with a deeply indented edge
b :  one of several V-shaped points forming a decorative edging
c :  a border of such points
2
:  a trim pointed beard
van·dyked \-ˈdīkt\ adjective

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Origin of VANDYKE

Sir Anthony Vandyke
First Known Use: 1754

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