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Definition of "vandyke" []

  • An edge with ornamental triangular points. (noun)
  • To fit or furnish with a vandyke; to form with points or scallops like a vandyke. (verb)

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Use "vandyke" in a sentence
  • "I liked to go to meeting, -- not wholly oblivious to the fact that going there sometimes implied wearing a new bonnet and my best white dress and muslin "vandyke," of which adornments, if very new, I vainly supposed the whole congregation to be as admiringly aware as I was myself."
  • "I've had a mustache, a goatee, a vandyke, a soul patch, and mutton chops, and that was just last month."
  • "Growing a beard has nothing to do with Islam; the Prophet himself never sported anything more than a vandyke."