frisette

frisette

[fri-zet]
noun
a fringe of curled or frizzed hair, usually artificial, worn on the forehead by women.
Also, frizette.


Origin:
1810–20; < French; see frisé, -ette

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frisette or frizette (frɪˈzɛt)
 
n
a curly or frizzed fringe, often an artificial hairpiece, worn by women on the forehead
 
[C19: from French, literally: little curl, from friser to curl, shrivel up, probably from frire to fry1]
 
frizette or frizette
 
n
 
[C19: from French, literally: little curl, from friser to curl, shrivel up, probably from frire to fry1]

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