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pigtail

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Hair & beauty
pigtailpig‧tail /ˈpɪɡteɪl/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DCBlengths of hair that have been twisted together into a plaitin pigtails 🔊 She wore her hair in pigtails. bunch1(5), → plait1, braid1(2), ponytail
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pigtailI must confess that I would prefer to see a pigtail with an earring rather than the traditional civil service bowler hat.Each pigtail had a blue satin bow at the end of it and it all looked very pretty.Photos of her show her hair drawn smoothly back in pigtails and tied with the enormous ribbon bows fashionable at the time.And she had her hair done in pigtails with green ribbons, and a stupid green hat stuck on her head.No parent is going to believe this pigtail story, not in a million years.Her platinum hair, with its dark roots, was tied up in dozens of tiny pigtails.She had her hair in two pigtails.in pigtailsPhotos of her show her hair drawn smoothly back in pigtails and tied with the enormous ribbon bows fashionable at the time.And she had her hair done in pigtails with green ribbons, and a stupid green hat stuck on her head.Jenny wore her hair in pigtails.Though she was dressed, her long fair hair was still in pigtails, the way she wore it at night.
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