spade beard

noun

Definition of spade beard

1 : an oblong beard with square ends
2 : a beard rounded off at the top and pointed at the bottom

Other Words from spade beard

spade-bearded \ ˈspād-​ˈbir-​dəd How to pronounce spade-bearded (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of spade beard

1598, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for spade beard

spade entry 1

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“Spade beard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spade%20beard. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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