mesar
mesar
transitive verb
1. (to pull) 
a. to tear 
El hombre enfurecido le mesó la barba a Diego.The enraged man tore Diego's beard.
mesarse
pronominal verb
2. (to tear at one's hair) 
El paciente psiquiátrico tenía la manía de mesarse el cabello.The psychiatric patient pulled at his hair compulsively.
mesar
transitive verb
1. (general) 
a. to tear 
pronominal verb
2. (general) 
a. no direct translation 
mesarse los cabellosto pull o tear at one's hair
mesarse
pronominal verb
mesarse el pelo o los cabellos to tear one's hair (out); mesarse la barba to pull one's beard
queda acodado a la pila, mesándose las barbas con las manos húmedas de fregar
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