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Bangs

[bangz] /bæŋz/
noun
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John Kendrick
[ken-drik] /ˈkɛn drɪk/ (Show IPA),
1862–1922, U.S. humorist.
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bangs

n.

"hair cut straight across the forehead," 1878 (singular), American English, attested from 1870 of horses (bang-tail), perhaps from notion of abruptness (cf. bang off "immediately, without delay," though this expression is attested only from 1886). See bang.

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