beardless

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Etymology[edit]

beard + -less

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beardless (comparative more beardless, superlative most beardless)

  1. Lacking a beard.
  2. (by extension, of a male) Not having reached puberty or manhood; youthful.
    • 1596 Shakespeare, King John, Act 4, Scene 1
      shall a beardless boy,
      Cocker'd silken wanton, brave our fields,
      And flesh his spirit in a warlike soil,
      Mocking the air with colours idly spread,
      And find no check?
  3. Destitute of an awn.
    beardless wheat

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