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  • Our "court tonsorialist" and his assistant would always be liberally rewarded by my father.

    Memoirs of an Arabian Princess 1907

  • The tonsorialist, he said he was, talked ceaselessly, praising Thomas Maynooth’s brilliant innovation — a midnight to midnight Law Day, which was the talk of the town because it seemed to be working.

    The Great California Game Gash, Jonathan 1991


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  • Otherwise known as a barber.

    June 25, 2010

  • The term tonsorial is a collateral adjective of barber.

    June 25, 2010