beard·​ed | \ˈbir-dəd \

Definition of bearded 

: having a beard a bearded man

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Is that a bearded Donald Trump, Jr. canoodling with Kimberly Guilfoile in the far corner? Steven Stolman, Town & Country, "A Clear-Eyed Assessment of the New Four Seasons—By Someone Who Loved the Old One," 7 Sep. 2018 The usually-bearded Gates appeared in court clean-shaven on Monday. Alex Pappas, Fox News, "Manafort case judge admonishes 'disruptive' reporters during trial," 6 Aug. 2018 Bradley, the Diamondbacks’ red-bearded reliever, did not become a fingernail obsessive by choice. Nick Piecoro, azcentral, "Diamondbacks' Archie Bradley cracks the fingernail circuit," 20 June 2018 Carter was glad to see Harry, the happy-go-lucky, ginger-bearded son of the late Princess Diana. Karla Adam,, "How Meghan Markle's race could modernize the British monarchy: 'We need a bit of color in the royal family'," 10 May 2018 The statue, unveiled in 1967, shows a rugged-looking, bearded man sitting on a rock. Fox News, "California college moves 'Prospector Pete' statue from plaza," 21 Sep. 2018 The bearded figure's hair is pulled back in thick locks that cover the ears, and is held in place by a striped diadem of gold. Fox News, "Sculpted head of mystery biblical king found in Israel," 10 June 2018 The bearded lefthander entered the dugout and excused himself for a walk through the tunnel. Hunter Atkins, Houston Chronicle, "Alex Bregman delivers another walkoff win for Astros," 27 June 2018 His bearded face remained emotionless as reporters hurled questions at him. Mike Jones, USA TODAY, "Listen up, America: Malcolm Jenkins and NFL players won't let their message be drowned out," 6 June 2018

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First Known Use of bearded

circa 1530, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bearded was circa 1530

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