vandyke beard

noun, often capitalized V

Definition of vandyke beard

: vandyke

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so called from its frequent appearance in paintings by Vandyke

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“Vandyke beard.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vandyke%20beard. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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