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  • A few days later I bought a pair of silver stilettos at Bergdorfs and a sparkly barette at Bendel's to hold the front curtain of my hair in place.

    Gioia Diliberto: Forever Halston

  • Džunglist leitakse aga elusalt nülitud «rohelisi barette» ja džunglis on veel keegi... keegi peaaegu nähtamatu, kes muudab militaarse võsamadina hoopis ulmefilmiks.

    Predator (1987)

  • I will have to find the picture to show you, but I have almost the same picture for kindergarten - same hair cut, same barette in my hair, etc.

    On the road again...

  • E's hair is still so baby fine that it sticks straight up and will not hold a baby barette for anything.

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  • And I got some more of the animal-like barette things and I will - not - lose them this time.

    everything that's good is gone

  • Six scalps, all right -- one replete with braids and a plastic barette.

    Hollywood Nocturne

  • Etymologically, the word biretta is Italian in origin and would more correctly be written beretta (cf. however the French barette and the Spanish bireta).

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne

  • The barette which held the girl's hair at the back was so high that the full beauty of the nape of her neck was revealed.

    Grain of Dust.

  • Feel that crooked barette in your hair and the car keys in your pocket as you fall out of bed.

    Charlottesville Blogs

  • But why not just cut the hair, since you're putting it in a barette anyway?

    Celebrity Baby Blog

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  • cross-reference to "barrette"

    July 5, 2009