blondness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n blondness the property of having a naturally light complexion
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Tomato ketchup is a good conditioner for the hair. It also helps get the greenish tinge that some blonde haired people get after swimming in water with chlorine in it
    • n Blondness The state of being blond.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Blondes have more hair than dark haired people do.
    • n blondness The state of being blond; fairness of complexion.
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Quotations

  • Raymond Chandler
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    “It was a blonde. A blonde to make a bishop kick a hole in a stained-glass window.”
  • Rona Jaffe
    Rona Jaffe
    “A blond in a red dress can do without introductions -- but not without a bodyguard.”
  • Cher
    Cher
    “I'm insecure about everything, because... I'm never going to look in the mirror and see this blond, blue-eyed girl. That is my idea of what I'd like to look like.”
  • Mary Quant
    Mary Quant
    “Having money is rather like being a blond. It is more fun but not vital.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “When it comes to spotting a blonde hair on a man's coat, every wife has 20-20 vision.”

Usage

In literature:

Chloe was small and dark in contrast to the larger blonde Mary Ellen.
"Mezzerow Loves Company" by Floyd L. Wallace
He, too, was a blond man and the comeliest of his day.
"Chivalry" by James Branch Cabell
What average boy didn't, at one time or another, know a little girl with blond pigtails?
"Sense from Thought Divide" by Mark Irvin Clifton
The woman was a Spanish blonde, full-lipped and beautiful, with golden hair and dark, liquid eyes.
"Wind" by Charles Louis Fontenay
His complexion was a bright blonde, and he dressed with the taste of Disraeli.
"A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3" by DeAlva Stanwood Alexander
Her long blonde hair shone in the dimness.
"Pagan Passions" by Gordon Randall Garrett
It is remarkable in that there are both blondes and brunettes among its ladies.
"Woodland Tales" by Ernest Seton-Thompson
Blond hair should always be washed with the yolk of an egg, as that will make it keep its golden tints.
"The Woman Beautiful" by Helen Follett Stevans
Blonde Annie and Miss Violet.
"The Fifth Ace" by Douglas Grant
She was blond as almost all Russian girls are blond, and with the startling blue eyes.
"Revolution" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
A festival thrice-fragrant with blond flowers!
"Life Immovable" by Kostes Palamas
Short blonde moustache, dazzling teeth, skin bronzed, but showing white and healthful through open front and sleeves of lilac shirt.
"New Italian sketches" by John Addington Symonds
A blonde of the purest type, of petite and perfect form, weighing about a hundred pounds.
"Chit-Chat; Nirvana; The Searchlight" by Mathew Joseph Holt
One day Pan saw Jim's wife, a pretty blonde girl, strong and healthy and rosy cheeked.
"Valley of Wild Horses" by Zane Grey
I am an Italian and, by way of contrast, prefer blondes to any other sort of man.
"Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess" by Henry W. Fischer
With a shouted greeting she brought the driver's red-blonde head to attention.
"The Innocent Adventuress" by Mary Hastings Bradley
He is a large, blond man, with a deep voice.
"Fire Mountain" by Norman Springer
Generally speaking, there are two kinds of blondes: blondes by birth and blondes by preference.
"A Guide to Men" by Helen Rowland
Her blond hair did not show the silver threads among it.
"Aurora the Magnificent" by Gertrude Hall
Blond, every one blond.
"Combat" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
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In poetry:

Aischa was mine,
My tender cousin,
My blond lover;
And you knew our love,
Uncle without bowels,
Foul old man.
"Vengeance" by Edward Powys Mathers
They leave these blond still days
In dust behind their tread
They see with living eyes
How long they have been dead.
"Through These Pale Cold Days" by Isaac Rosenberg
Two locks--and they are wondrous fair--
Left me that vision mild;
The brown is from the mother's hair,
The blond is from the child.
"The Two Locks Of Hair. From The German Of Pfeizer" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
'The draft is passed,' the woman said.
'We ought to have bombed them long ago.'
'Don't,' pleaded the little girl
With blond braids.
"Bitter Strawberries" by Sylvia Plath
bearing on itself a bright pulsation,
which in the blond ran shyly to the back.
But suddenly the shade was deep,
and nearby eyes lay gazing
"Encounter In The Chestnut Avenue" by Rainer Maria Rilke
The hat and feather disappeared,
The dowdy hood again was donned,
And in the gloom the fair one neared
Her home and husband dour, who conned
Calmly his blue-eyed blonde.
"In The Days Of Crinoline" by Thomas Hardy

In news:

Australia's Clemenger BBDO continues its hot streak for Pure Blonde beer with another winning spot.
Kourtney Kardashian 's baby daddy Scott Disick isn't winning father of the year any time soon, especially after his wild night out at a casino where he was spotted snuggling up to a "hot blonde" and acting " incredibly mean" to his waitress.
The pregnant model, who has been engaged to rapper Wiz Khalifa since March 1, recently dyed her icy blonde hair jet black .
This week, Anne Hathaway chopped off 15 inches of her hair while Olivia Wilde dyed hers beauty-pageant blonde.
Like the fading of the perfect summer tan, the dulling of beautiful and bright blonde highlights is seriously depressing.
Eventhough tabloids reported that Rob & Kristen were back together, Rob was spotted at an NYC bar getting cozy with a mystery blonde.
Her blonde hair is shiny and she appears well kempt.
Blonde beauty Sara Leal is breaking her silence about her boozy hot tub fling with Ashton Kutcher, saying they had sex for "about two hours" on his sixth wedding anniversary to Demi Moore.
Remember when the last season of The Real Housewives of New York City started and you thought that LuAnn de Lesseps was going to be the most classy person on the show, because she wasn't loud, obnoxious, blonde, or fake-breasted.
OURAY — Ouray Brewing Company's Camp Bird Blonde Ale was the recipient of the Judges Award for Best Lighter/Summer Beer at the 14th annual 2012 San Juan Brewfest in Durango, CO in late August.
The 31-yea-old playboy blonde attempted to look like a teen Malibu beach Barbie as she shopped at Divine Boutique in Beverly Hills wearing funky converse, pink soccer socks, a denim mini, and her Louis Vuitton handbag.
Melanie Fiona Dishes on Her New Platinum Blonde Hair Color.
The E reality star's look was only temporary, as the 31-year-old donned a platinum blonde wig after visiting at a hair store with a pal.
After debuting a blonde pixie cut in October, Ashlee Simpson changed it up yet again when she dyed her hair platinum blonde on Thursday.
Cue our utter shock when we saw this photo of her out in LA as a bright blonde.
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In science:

When N → ∞ this approaches the London moment (BLond → 2mc e Ω) of Eq. (1).
Connection between London moment and Meissner effect from classical electrodynamics
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