hair dressing

hairdressing

[hair-dres-ing]
noun
1.
the act or process of cutting, styling, or dressing, hair.
2.
the vocation or occupation of a hairdresser.
3.
a style of arranging the hair; hairdo; coiffure.
4.
a preparation, as tonic, oil, pomade, or the like, applied to the hair for increased manageability.

Origin:
1765–75; hair + dressing

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hairdressing

noun
1. a toiletry for the hair 
2. care for the hair: the activity of washing or cutting or curling or arranging the hair [syn: hair care
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