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  • n. Plural form of bandeau.
  • n. A bandeau, a single band (or a set of such bands) for a woman’s hair.


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  • They wore little robes of silver or gold lama, plumes of white feathers, and a profusion of fine diamonds, and pearls, in bandeaux, brooches, and necklaces, white gauze wings, and white satin shoes, embroidered in gold.

    Life in Mexico, During a Residence of Two Years in That Country

  • This spring, Jantzen launched its "Heritage Collection," which features fetching swimsuits and other pieces of casual apparel adapted and updated from a hundred years of maillots, bandeaux, maxis, cowls and bikinis.

    Susan Kim: Eye Candy

  • Her way of gathering her thick hair into a crown of plaits above the broad, curving lines of the bandeaux upon her forehead, added to the queenliness of her face.

    The Deserted Woman

  • Then among the ladies there were a half-score of dubious pale governesses and professionals with turned frocks and lank damp bandeaux of hair under shabby little bonnets; luckless creatures these, who were parting with their poor little store of half-guineas to be enabled to say they were pupils of Signor

    Mens Wives

  • Her hair is rather scarce, and worn in bandeaux, and she commonly mounts a sprig of laurel, or a dark flower or two, which with the sham tour — I believe that is the name of the knob of artificial hair that many ladies sport — gives her a rigid and classical look.

    Mens Wives

  • Her face is mottled with wrath, her bandeaux of hair are disarranged upon her forehead, the ornaments of her cap, cheap, and dirty, and numerous, only give her a wilder appearance.

    The Newcomes

  • Her hair was of the darkest shade of brown, and was always worn in bandeaux, very neatly.

    Tales of all countries

  • Her copious rich brown hair was worn in Grecian bandeaux round her head, displaying as much as possible of her forehead and cheeks.

    Barchester Towers

  • En se qui concerne la pub, nous n'avons pas de bandeaux publicitaire de notre coté, nous avons uniquement mit 3 petits liens pour 3 de nos partenaires.

    Hosted Blog Platform Test Write-Up — Climb to the Stars

  • She had arranged her rebellious gray locks in smooth bandeaux, and her garments, although of common material, looked positively neat.

    Monsieur Lecoq


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