beardleas

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From beard (beard) +‎ -lēas.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbæɑrdlæːɑs/

Adjective[edit]

beardlēas

  1. beardless

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used as a noun, it denotes those without a beard, as a youth, stripling.

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Bosworth, Joseph. "beard-leás." An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary: Based on the Manuscript Collections of the Late Joseph Bosworth. Ed. Thomas Northcote Toller. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898. 72.