from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cluster of curls or loose locks of hair on the temple: a style of dressing women's hair in the early part of the eighteenth century.


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  • Abundance of names shows we care
    And Georgians clearly loved their hair.
    Their world fairly swirled,
    Fluffed, tufted and curled,
    With words such as ringlet and passagère.

    October 3, 2014