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Why did Henry VIII grow a beard?

It is thought that King Henry VIII of England decided to grow a beard because he appreciated the beard of King Francis the I of France. At one point in his reign, King Henry VIII enacted a tax on beards… Full Answer

Is beard a noun?

Yes, the word 'beard' is both a noun (beard, beards) and a verb (beard, beards, bearding, bearded). Examples: His neatly trimmed beard gives him a continental appearance. (noun) The mayor was determined to beard the rumors at a press conference… Full Answer