Hair-salt

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hair-salt (Min) A variety of native Epsom salt occurring in silky fibers.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hair-salt Same as epsomite and alunogen.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
A translation of G. haarsalz,

Usage

In literature:

His hair was thick with salt, and his eyes smarted from the greenwood fire on the poop.
"The Moon Endureth--Tales and Fancies" by John Buchan
His hair as well as his moustache were salt grey.
"The Mystery of the Yellow Room" by Gaston Leroux
There has been a storm for the last twenty-four hours, and I have been wandering on the cliffs till my hair is stiff with salt.
"The Aran Islands" by John M. Synge
They all rubbed the salt carefully into the roots of their hair.
"The Luckiest Girl in the School" by Angela Brazil
The salt spray flew in our faces, the wind through our hair; and in our hearts, a joy untold.
"Heralds of Empire" by Agnes C. Laut
The fatal day was come; the priests prepare The salted meal, the fillets for my hair.
"The Aeneid of Virgil" by Virgil
This summer at Salt Lake City I saw seven mummies of fair-haired people that were discovered in Southern Utah.
"Evening Round Up" by William Crosbie Hunter
That thoroughly wetting the hair once or twice with a solution of salt and water will keep it from falling out.
"The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing" by Joseph Triemens
Her hair, glistening with salt water, blew in tangles round her head.
"Priscilla's Spies" by George A. Birmingham
Damp salt air is bad for hair.
"Prince or Chauffeur?" by Lawrence Perry
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In poetry:

Unconscious that the salt spray flecks
The ebon beauty of her hair --
What vision is it she expects,
So meekly lingering there?
"Helva" by Alice Cary
Bares its low lintel to corroding weathers:
Across the jut of ochreous rock
Goats shamble, morose, rank-haired,
To lick the sea-salt.
"Departure" by Sylvia Plath
The salt sea was frozen on her breast,
The salt tears in her eyes;
And he saw her hair, like the brown sea-weed,
On the billows fall and rise.
"The Wreck Of The Hesperus" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
All the world has its burdens to bear,
From Cayenne to the Austrian whips;
Forth, with the rain in our hair
And the salt sweet foam in our lips;
"A Song in Time of Order. 1852" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
The wind blew in through the open port,
So freshly joyous and salt and free,
Your hair it lifted, your lips it sought,
And then swept back to the open sea.
"Sea Song" by Laurence Hope
Where once the waters of your face
Spun to my screws, your dry ghost blows,
The dead turns up its eye;
Where once the mermen through your ice
Pushed up their hair, the dry wind steers
Through salt and root and roe.
"Where Once The Waters Of Your Face" by Dylan Thomas

In news:

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) _ A woman who braids hair to supplement her family's income has won her federal lawsuit against Utah over its licensing process for her craft.
THE LOOK Simple Pixie HOW-TO Stylist Jonathan Joseph applied KMS Sea Salt Spray to Carey?s damp locks while tousling the hair into shape.
Rain water for the face with nutmeg oil was a good complexion wash, a mixture of olive oil and oil of roses was good for the hair, citric acid and salt put out in the bright sun removed stains from.
Moore Hair Design in Salt Lake shares three easy 'dos for all personal styles.
Aside from a neatly combed coif of salt-and-pepper hair, not much – or so.
Day eight of Salt Lake magazines 12 Days of Giveaways: Got Beauty perfect polishing -up package featuring an Iso professional hair straightener and green sparkled nail polish from Butter London.
This treatment creates a barrier around the hair shaft, protecting it from the drying elements of sun, salt, and wind.
Soft-spoken, with a thatch of curly, salt-and-pepper hair, Darcy, 59, runs a business, WFI Research Group, that digs up details of decades-old battles for other WWII researchers at $50 an hour.
A head of hair that once resembled raven feathers is now salt and pepper.
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