spade beard


: an oblong beard with square ends
: a beard rounded off at the top and pointed at the bottom
spade-bearded adjective

Word History


spade entry 1

First Known Use

1598, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of spade beard was in 1598

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Cite this Entry

“Spade beard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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