beard

(US)
A friend or acquaintance or other contact who is used to placing bets so that the bookmakers will not know the identity of the actual bettor. Many top handicappers and persons occupying sensitive positions use this method of wagering.

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  • Beard — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Al Beard (* 1942), US amerikanischer Basketballspieler Alana Beard (* 1982), US amerikanische Basketballspielerin Amanda Beard (* 1981), US amerikanische Schwimmerin Butch Beard (* 1947), US amerikanischer …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Beard —     Beard     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Beard     Among the Jews, as among most Oriental peoples, the beard was especially cherished as a symbol of virility; to cut off another man s beard was an outrage (II Kings, x, 4); to shave or to pluck one …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • beard — beard·er; beard; beard·ie; beard·less; beard·tongue; fil·beard; beard·less·ness; …   English syllables

  • Beard — (b[=e]rd), n. [OE. berd, AS. beard; akin to Fries. berd, D. baard, G. bart, Lith. barzda, OSlav. brada, Pol. broda, Russ. boroda, L. barba, W. barf. Cf. 1st {Barb}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The hair that grows on the chin, lips, and adjacent parts of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Beard — (b[=e]rd), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bearded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bearding}.] 1. To take by the beard; to seize, pluck, or pull the beard of (a man), in anger or contempt. [1913 Webster] 2. To oppose to the face; to set at defiance. [1913 Webster] No… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beard — [bird] n. [ME & OE < IE * bhardhā > L barba, Russ borodá, Gmc * barda, Ger bart] 1. the hair growing on the lower part of a man s face; whiskers 2. this hair, esp. on the chin and cheek, when worn long or trimmed in various shapes 3. any… …   English World dictionary

  • Béard — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Béard País …   Wikipedia Español

  • beard — [n1] facial hair on human bristles, brush, five o clock shadow*, fuzz, goatee, imperial, muttonchops, Santa Claus*, stubble, Vandyke*; concept 418 beard [n2] decoy false face, front, mask; concept 716 beard [v] confront brave, face, oppose, s …   New thesaurus

  • Beard —   [bɪəd], Charles Austin, amerikanischer Historiker und Publizist, * bei Knightstown (Indiana) 27. 11. 1874, ✝ New Haven (Conneticut) 1. 9. 1948; interpretierte aus dem Geist des Progressive Movement in einflussreichen Werken die Entstehung der… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • beard — [ bırd ] noun count * hair that grows on a man s chin and cheeks: his thick white beard a. hair that grows on the face of an animal such as a goat …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Beard — The hook of a spring beard needle, as used in knitting, for retaining the yam at the end of the needle, in a machine (see needles) …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

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