Definition of Imperial beard
1. Noun. A small tufted beard worn by Emperor Napoleon III.
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Literary usage of Imperial beard
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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"In France bearded presidents have followed each other, but it may be noted that the waxed moustache and " imperial " beard of the Second Empire is now all ..."
2. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1879)
"... and a gold embroidered napkin under his imperial beard, was pitching fiercely into an enormous dish of the most appetising Irish stew. ..."
3. German Romance: Specimens of Its Chief Authors by Thomas Carlyle, Jean Paul, Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann (1841)
"... which singed the imperial beard, and stung the skin like nettles; whereby the Emperor discovered that the Holy Father's finger might, ..."
4. The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page by Burton Jesse Hendrick, Woodrow Wilson (1922)
"This distinguished scholar—a fine figure with an imperial beard that suggested the Confederate officer—used to have Page to tea at least twice a week and at ..."