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  • noun See dandruff.

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  • noun Archaic spelling of dandruff.

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Examples

  • In Georgian Bath, the novelist's alter ego, Matthew Bramble, suspects that the mineral water pump is connected to the baths: "What a delicate beveridge is every day quaffed by the drinkers; medicated with the sweat and dirt, and dandriff; and the abominable discharges of various kinds, from twenty different diseased bodies, parboiling in the kettle below".

    Ten of the best spas

  • September 10, 2008 at 7:22 pm harry an drippin wiff dandriff, that they rlly luucked lyke collie-flour…

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  • In that case, what a delicate beveridge is every day quaffed by the drinkers; medicated with the sweat and dirt, and dandriff; and the abominable discharges of various kinds, from twenty different diseased bodies, parboiling in the kettle below.

    The Expedition of Humphry Clinker

  • [304] The hands may be made white, soft, and supple by daily sponging them with fresh Lemon juice, which further keeps the nails in good order; and the same may be usefully applied to the roots of the hair for removing dandriff from the scalp.

    Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure

  • Persons must indeed be of very uncleanly habits, whose heads absolutely require the aid of this comb, as the brush alone sufficiently possesses the power of effectually cleaning the hair from scurf, dandriff, and dust, if constantly used.

    The Ladies' Vase Polite Manual for Young Ladies

  • On the fifth day, the vivid red of the eruption changes into a brownish hue; and, in two or three days more, the rash entirely disappears, leaving a loose powdery desquamation on the skin, which rubs off like dandriff.

    The Book of Household Management

  • On the fifth day, the vivid red of the eruption changes into a brownish hue; and, in two or three days more, the rash entirely disappears, leaving a loose powdery desquamation on the skin, which rubs off like dandriff.

    The Book of Household Management

  • There was an impromptu elevation of my personal dandriff, which was unaccountable.

    The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, May 1844 Volume 23, Number 5

  • (on camera): An old (ph), toothless orange Persian with a dandriff problem.

    CNN Transcript Aug 22, 2002

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