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- adj. Bearded.
- adj. Manly, masculine.
- n. A bearded person or animal:
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name of the white-throat, Sylvia cinerea. Macgillivray.
- n. In Scotland, a name of the loach, Nemachilus barbatulus, a small fresh-water malacopterygian fish, family Cyprinidæ: so called from the six barbules that hang from the mouth. Also spelled beardie.
- n. A fish, Lotella marginata, of the family Gadidæ, resembling the loach: so named from the barbel under its chin. Also called ling.
beard + -y (Wiktionary)