What does the word beard mean?

Usage examples for beard

  1. Bull- with- a- beard bade me wait here for a letter that must go to Khinjan to- day. – King--of the Khyber Rifles by Talbot Mundy
  2. If fair France again shall greet me You shall never wed my sister; By this beard of mine I swear it! – Hero-Myths & Legends of the British Race by Maud Isabel Ebbutt
  3. I may add that, up to the day of the masked ball, he was protected from casual recognition by a full beard. – The Chase of the Golden Plate by Jacques Futrelle