hairdressing

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hairdressing care for the hair: the activity of washing or cutting or curling or arranging the hair
    • n hairdressing a toiletry for the hair
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Usage

In literature:

High, Spanish combs surmounted ancient styles of hairdressing.
"The Cross-Cut" by Courtney Ryley Cooper
But his hairdresser of course knew the secret.
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
But Suo would not so much as look at the pretended hairdresser.
"Tales of Folk and Fairies" by Katharine Pyle
Bears, in our early London days, were kept by many hairdressers and perfumers.
"Heads and Tales" by Various
I'm going to have a hairdresser.
"Elizabeth Hobart at Exeter Hall" by Jean K. Baird
The hairdresser came with it.
"True to His Home" by Hezekiah Butterworth
TO THE BEAUTIFUL LADY IN THE HAIRDRESSER'S WINDOW.
"The Wallypug in London" by G. E. Farrow
A visit to a clever hairdresser before they left had completed their disguise.
"Two Daring Young Patriots" by W. P. Shervill
In a little room back of the hairdressing shop, Antoine looked down upon the surgical triumph.
"The Backwash of War" by Ellen N. La Motte
Mr. Jones had signified his intention of opening a small hairdresser's shop in Gray's Inn Lane.
"The Struggles of Brown, Jones, and Robinson" by Anthony Trollope
She chatted with him about her chambermaid and her hairdresser.
"Sentimental Education, Volume II" by Gustave Flaubert
I expect the hairdresser.
"The Twelfth Hour" by Ada Leverson
She did her hair according to the directions of the hairdresser, and put on the barege dress spread out upon the bed.
"Madame Bovary" by Gustave Flaubert
Then there's the hairdresser's bill, that must be pretty big.
"The Beth Book" by Sarah Grand
It's a great hairdresser's.
"The Limit" by Ada Leverson
They separated within a year after that, and my mother earned our living, working as a hairdresser until her death in 1861.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves." by Work Projects Administration
Louise went into the bedroom presently to her hairdresser, closing the door.
"Making Money" by Owen Johnson
Apparently in one room in Jermyn Street, over a hairdresser's.
"Miss Million's Maid" by Bertha Ruck
Hairdresser to George III., 418.
"Norfolk Annals A Chronological Record of Remarkable Events in the Nineteeth Century, Vol. 1" by Charles Mackie
Trifles annoyed her, and she hankered for a bathroom and a hairdresser.
"The Song of Songs" by Hermann Sudermann
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In poetry:

How came it then one summer day,
Coiffing the daughter of the King,
He lengthened out the least delay
And loitered in his hairdressing?
"The Ballad Of A Barber" by Aubrey Vincent Beardsley
The fire broke out in a hairdresser's, in the town of Scarborough,
And as the fire spread it filled the people's hearts with sorrow;
But the police and the fire brigade were soon on the ground,
Then the hose and reel were quickly sent round.
"The Disastrous Fire at Scarborough" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

My Wife's Hairdresser Turns the Tables on George Clooney.
Nicki Minaj's hairdresser , Terrence Davidson, defended her and warned haters from choosing sides in the "American Idol" spat between Minaj (above) and Mariah Carey.
We don't need to be hairdressers .
It shouldn't matter if Rhonda Thurman — District 1 Board of Education member and hairdresser at Allure Beauty Salon — works in a pigpen.
Sean Penn is definitely a busy man, but can't he find some time to stop by the hairdressers.
SUSAN ROCCO, 49, an interior designer, has seen the same hairdresser in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Gravitt learned the mastery of hair color under the tutelege of Brickell's cutting-edge Toni & Guy Hairdressing.
They may have access to the hottest hairdressers in the world, but these sexy celebrities can't avoid experiencing major tress disasters.
There once was a time when we used to share our deepest secrets with our hairdresser.
She studied it, and said "I feel like I should take that picture of Serena Ryder to my hairdresser and say THAT'S what I want.".
Top Hairdressers Baffled by Rod Blagojevich's Mane .
Bus driver and hairdresser are straightforward enough.
Mommy's hairdresser referred me to my breeder.
Hairdressed.com, Portal for Beauty Success.
If there's a heaven for hairdressers, fashionistas, people on first dates and older women from Miami recovering from cosmetic surgery, Bootsy's Produced by Jeff Ruby would be it.
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In science:

All those cappuccino bars and hairdressers were created by the economy; by entropy, to ensure that the Bowley ratio remained equal to 1-(r/W).
The Bowley Ratio
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