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hair net

a cap of loose net, as of silk or nylon, for holding the hair in place.
Origin of hair net
1860-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Keep your hair clean and wear an effective hair restraint, such as a hat or hair net.
  • Use a fingernail file, and use a hair net or cap to keep your hair out of food.
  • Cooks should wear a hair net and take off jewelry when cooking.
  • Detainees with hair shoulder-length or longer shall be required to wear a hair net under their hats or caps.
  • Use a surgical hair net or cap if there is concern about fluids or particulates on the hair.

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