Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fillet for tying up the hair of the head.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • My mother was a very old woman, who once sold her hair-lace, and bought wine with it, for me to consecrate a day with. '

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • One of his guards picked it up, and Richard said that it 'was only his wife's hair-lace.'

    Historical Mysteries

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