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hairweave

[hair-weev] /ˈhɛərˌwiv/
noun
1.
the process of hairweaving.
2.
a hairpiece attached by hairweaving.
Also, hair-weave, hair weave.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; hair + weave (in the noun sense)
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Contemporary definitions for hair weave
noun

a process in which a hairpiece is interwoven with real hair to conceal alopecia or increase the thickness or length of the hairstyle; also, a hairpiece used for this

Word Origin

1960-65

Usage Note

pl hair weaves; hairweave, v; hairweaving, n

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