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- 1. Burnside, A. E. Burnside, Ambrose Everett Burnside
- usage: United States general in the American Civil War who was defeated by Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Fredericksburg (1824-1881)
- 2. sideburn, burnside, mutton chop, side-whiskers, facial hair
- usage: facial hair that has grown down the side of a man's face in front of the ears (especially when the rest of the beard is shaved off)
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