from The Century Dictionary.
- With hair unarranged; not done up in tresses, as hair.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Not tied up in tresses; unarranged; -- said of the hair.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
Loose, not in tresses.
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