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The Greenwood

Like the Barkly or the Hooker, the Greenwood is an eccentric facial hair mode that seems to have largely avoided being repurposed in contemporary times.

The Greenwood – an impractically long, lush moustache creating a downward parabolic curve around the mouth – confers a walrus-like appearance on its wearer.

1 The Greenwood, . 2 "Peace and War" (A.A Greenwood Hales) (Image plate from Vanity Fair), 1908 Sir Leslie Ward.
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