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Oxford dictionary definition of the word beard:
1a growth of hair on the chin and lower cheeks of a man’s face:
he had a black beard
three days’ growth of beard
a tuft of hair on the chin of certain mammals, for example a lion or goat.
an animal’s growth or marking that is likened to a beard, for example the gills of an oyster, or the beak bristles of certain birds.
a tuft of hairs or bristles on certain plants, especially the awn of a grass.
2US informal a person who carries out a transaction, typically a bet, for someone else in order to conceal the other’s identity:
the beard permitted the manipulator to protect the odds
3North American informal a woman who accompanies a homosexual man as an escort to a social occasion, in order to help conceal his homosexuality:
the closeted male and his female ‘beard’
boldly confront or challenge (someone formidable):
he was afraid to beard the sultan himself
beard the lion in his den (or lair)
confront or challenge someone on their own ground.
Old English, of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch baard and German Bart