from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Bad-derlocks, Alaria esculenta. See Alaria and bad-derlocks.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A seaweed. See baddrelocks.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A kind of seaweed; badderlocks.


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  • No woman, of what rank soever, is permitted to go into the streets without two murlins, one that covers her face all but her eyes, and another, that hides the whole dress of her head, and hangs half way down her back.

    Letters of the Right Honourable Lady M--y W--y M--e


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