(n.) = beard ; burr ; deckle edge. Ex: There was a small bald spot on the crown of his head, and his chin was covered with a short graying beard. Ex: Drypoint was another method of engraving printing plates in the fifteenth century according to which the design was sketched directly on to the plate with a steel point, the burr being left alone. Ex: Paper made in side-by-side two-sheet moulds can easily be identified by the fact that in a whole sheet (i.e. one that has deckle edges all round) the chain lines are parallel to the longer edges. ---- * barba de chivo = goatee ; goatee beard. * barba de media tarde = five o'clock shadow. * barba de tres días = stubble beard ; stubble. * barba de tres días de moda = designer stubble. * barba incipiente = stubble ; stubble beard. * barba incipiente de moda = designer stubble. * con barba = bearded. * doble barba = double chin. * sin barba = beardless. * tirarse de las barbas = tear + Posesivo + hair out.