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blonde

a French pillow lace, originally of unbleached cream-coloured Chinese silk, later of bleached or black-dyed silk
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You are normally born with fair hair that then gets darker, so blondeness is very much linked to being a child and being childlike.
A suspicion of serious misconduct can inform the kind of reading made at the start of this essay, which hints that the merry, giddy surface of Creole society masks profound problems: treating others as one's "especial property" and exchanging "murderous glances" in church, not to mention the looming but never quite acknowledged issue of Claralie's blondeness.
Say the authors, blondeness evolved in Scandinavia because women were covered with clothes and, without hair-luster as a signal, men couldn't tell how old they were.
The song from Wicked that best exemplifies Glinda's shallowness, or her blondeness, is "Popular.
the blondes have taken their blondeness away, the brunettes
Brad was sent as a gift to womankind, you know - with his gorgeous blondeness, his hunky bod and ability to commit.
Chase is saved by her blondeness, her paleness, her collection of George Washington campaign coins, and her affirmation that she certainly is an American citizen, just "not one who was born here.
When the state puts its nanny hand over my glass and says no more than 14 units of alcohol a week, I have a strong desire to bite the hand - Writer Fay WeldonAs Shakespeare should have written: some girls are born blonde, some achieve blondeness and some have blondeness thrust upon them - TV personality Vanessa Feltz.
Only American Beauty's Mena Suvari adds a dash of sugary blondeness to his gloom.