- n. Plural form of whisker.
- n. the hair growing on the lower part of a man's face
“We can understand that one doctor should need another to consult and disagree with; and that one lawyer requires another with whom he may join issue in the case of Richard Roe vs. John Doe, but why there should always be two barbers in an American village, does not seem so clear, since the cut of the whiskers is an arbitrary matter in our day, whatever may be the uncertainties of science and law.”
“He also said the chin whiskers are a dead giveaway.”
““I have so many chin whiskers I look like carny-folk!” cried Jules, while Laurie gasped that her pores resembled “bullet holes.””
“I was fortunate that I was trying to pluck one of those old-lady chin whiskers and not a stray eyebrow.”
“The oral tradition abounds with stories of women being terrified by the sight of a corpse smoking a pipe, or its chin whiskers moving, or a body sitting up or rolling over in a coffin (thanks to some strategically tied string).”
“I'll pull off those antennæ you call whiskers if I can get hold of em --”
“The guests had a great time, the moms admired the effort of our homespun "pupcake," and Shaena wrapped up the party by blowing out the "whiskers" -- er, candles -- on her custom cake.”
“The culprits, says AP, are tiny splinters called whiskers, that sprout without warning from tin solder and finishes deep inside electronics.”
“With a week passed since I last shaved, my whiskers are a quarter inch long.”
“(In the Lincoln iconology, his pictures before and after the whiskers is a distinction.) *****”
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