Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A glutinous pomatum for the hair.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A glutinous pomatum for the hair.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A gummy perfumed substance, originally obtained mainly from quince-seeds, used to impart glossiness to the hair, or to fix it in any particular form.
  • To apply bandoline to, as the hair; render stiff, as the mustache, by applying bandoline.
  • To apply bandoline to the hair.
  • n. A mucilage prepared from carrageen moss (Chondrus crispus) mixed with scented spirit: used to stiffen silk goods.

Etymologies

Perhaps related to band. (Wiktionary)

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