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Definition of "tresses" []

  • A lock of hair, esp a long lock of woman's hair (noun)
  • A plait or braid of hair (noun)
  • To arrange in tresses (verb)
  • Plural form of tress. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of tress. (verb)

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Use "tresses" in a sentence
  • "You seriously expect me to read a YA novel from someone using the word tresses?"
  • ""Thou shalt have it, severed from my head by this accursed steel," answered Wallace, taking off his bonnet, and letting his amber locks fall in tresses on his shoulders."
  • "It consists of a cap made of coloured silk, embroidered either with gold or pearls, made like a boy's cap, and placed on the top of the head; the hair hangs down in tresses, and over it is thrown a light tulle veil; the gown opens in front, showing a thin handkerchief; and over the dress is"