Word origin (sideburns)

General  ambrose burnside - General ambrose burnside
@loudcry (1044)
India
January 16, 2007 9:05am CST
The word sideburns,which means a patch of hair,on a mans face,in front of the ear, comes from a general ambrose burnside. He was a union army general during the american civil war.
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@harshadod (858)
• India
17 Jan 07
It is pleasure to to learn and share. Thanks for enriching this experience. sidereal of or related to stars. sidereal time. Courtesy Wordsmith.
@loudcry (1044)
• India
18 Jan 07
Thanks for the response.
• India
17 Jan 07
Thanks .. nice info
@loudcry (1044)
• India
17 Jan 07
Welcome. thanks for the response