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Noun beard has 5 senses
  1. beard, face fungus, whiskers - the hair growing on the lower part of a man's face
    --1 is a kind of hair
    --1 is a part of face, human face; adult male body, man's body
    --1 has parts: mustache, moustache
    --1 has particulars:
     fuzz; imperial, imperial beard; beaver; sideburn, burnside, mutton chop, side-whiskers; goatee; vandyke beard, vandyke
    Derived form: verb beard1
  2. beard - a tuft or growth of hairs or bristles on certain plants such as iris or grasses
    --2 is a kind of
    hair, fuzz, tomentum
    --2 has particulars: awn
  3. beard - a person who diverts suspicion from someone (especially a woman who accompanies a male homosexual in order to conceal his homosexuality)
    --3 is a kind of
    person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
  4. beard - hairy growth on or near the face of certain mammals
    --4 is a kind of
    --4 is a part of goat, caprine animal
    Derived form: verb beard1
  5. byssus, beard - tuft of strong filaments by which e.g. a mussel makes itself fast to a fixed surface
    --5 is a kind of fiber, fibre
Verb beard has 1 sense
  1. beard - go along the rim, like a beard around the chin; "Houses bearded the top of the heights"
    --1 is one way to
    Derived forms: noun beard1, noun beard4
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
bearded iris bearded seal bearded vulture bearded wheatgrass beardless beardless iris beardown beardown prenominal beards beareavement beared bearer bearer bond bearer of the sword bearers bearest beareuo

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