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whisker

noun uk   /ˈwɪs.kər/ us    /-kɚ/
[C] any of the long, stiff hairs growing on the face of a cat, mouse, or other mammal: He watched the cat cleaning the milk off her whiskers.The skin, hair and bone of non-human animals whiskers [plural] old-fashioned or humorous the hair growing on a man's face, especially the sides and/or the lower partHair
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