Sunday, 8th June 2014

by Joshua Gaskell

Peak beard, n.

Pronunciation: /piːk bɪəd/
Etymology: < peak n. and adj. + beard n.

A style of beard with a pointed tip in the shape of a peak, which has never regained the height of popularity it enjoyed in the late sixteenth century (‘peak peak beard’). Cf. Peak, n. and adj. 2b. and Peak-bearded, adj.