Vandyke

noun Van·dyke \ van-ˈdīk , vən- \

Definition of Vandyke

1 a
[from the collars depicted in portraits by Vandyke]
: 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
[from the beards worn in portraits by Vandyke]
: a trim pointed beard

vandyked

play \van-ˈdīkt, vən-\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of vandyke

Anthony vandyke


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