from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n.pl. Heavy side-whiskers worn with the chin clean-shaven.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A style of beard such as that affected by General Burnside (1824–81), consisting of a mustache, whiskers, and a clean-shaven chin.
After Ambrose Everett Burnside.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)