- Proper noun. (surname, from Middle English) .
- Noun. Facial hair on the chin, cheeks and jaw.
- Noun. (LGBT, slang) A woman who accompanies a gay male in order to give the impression that he is heterosexual.
- Verb. (obsolete) To grow hair on the chin and jaw.
- Verb. To boldly and bravely oppose or confront, often to the chagrin of the one being bearded.