It was no doubt a nickname given to the family on account of their red or tawny beards (Lat.
The men's hair is cut short but their beards are allowed to grow.
Frea directed the Winnili to bring their women with their hair let down round their faces like beards and turned Wodan's couch round so that he faced them.
The representations of nomads on objects of Greek art show people with full beards and shaggy hair, such as cannot be reconciled with Hippocrates; but the only reliefs which seem to be accurate belong to a late date when the ruling clan was Sarmatian rather than Scythic.
The scene of the third act represented a palace in which many candles were burning and pictures of knights with short beards hung on the walls.
The ukaz of the 1st of September 1698 allowed as a compromise that beards should be worn, but a graduated tax was imposed .upon their wearers.
Prince and followers alike soon earned hatred, the former showing the incurable vices of his character, and pulling the beards of the chieftains.
On the 26th of April 1698 the chief men of the tsardom were assembled round his wooden hut at Preobrazhenskoye, and Peter with his own hand deliberately clipped off the beards and moustaches of his chief boyars.
Numerous hideous human faces, with bristling beards and hair.
Two tall old peasants with wrinkled faces and scanty beards emerged from the tavern, smiling, staggering, and singing some incoherent song, and approached the officers.