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coiffure:

see hairdressinghairdressing,
arranging of the hair for decorative, ceremonial, or symbolic reasons. Primitive men plastered their hair with clay and tied trophies and badges into it to represent their feats and qualities.
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If it be God's will to prove thee in the duties of marriage, be ready to fulfill His will." With this consoling thought (but yet with a hope for the fulfillment of her forbidden earthly longing) Princess Mary sighed, and having crossed herself went down, thinking neither of her gown and coiffure nor of how she would go in nor of what she would say.
Couples were already gliding over the floor beyond: the light of the wax candles fell on revolving tulle skirts, on girlish heads wreathed with modest blossoms, on the dashing aigrettes and ornaments of the young married women's coiffures, and on the glitter of highly glazed shirt-fronts and fresh glace gloves.
Great circles of colour were drawn about their eyes and lips, their breasts and abdomens, and from their clay-plastered coiffures rose gay feathers and bits of long, straight wire.
"Now, look, aunt," said Louis XIV., drawing still nearer to Mazarin, under the pretext of gaining a better point of view, "look at that simple white dress by the side of those antiquated specimens of finery, and those pretentious coiffures. She is probably one of my mother's maids of honor, though I don't know her."
Kouakou Flore a ete designee meilleure coiffeuse de M'Bahiakro, a l'issue de l'etape de preselection regionale de la chambre des metiers de Gbeke, du concours national de coiffure organise, lundi, au centre culturel de la ville.
Les projets beneficiaires de ces fonds sont lies notamment aux secteurs de la physiotherapie, la medecine generale, la medecine dentaire, l'imprimerie, la garderie scolaire, la coiffure, la peche, la production de substances utiles et l'emballage du sucre.
La salle des fetes de la ville de Tipasa (une ex-salle de cinema) abritera, les 17 et 18 de ce mois, un concours qui va reunir les professionnels de la coiffure et de l'esthetique de toute la wilaya.
Summary: An exhibition at the Red Fort in New Delhi showcases elaborate coiffure worn by both men and women through the ages in the subcontinent's history
He also received multiple awards, such as the Haute Coiffure award, for his outstanding input.
Jill Watkins-Wright, pictured owner of Watkins -Wright Hairdressing, has been shortlisted as a finalist for the international AIPP Awards (Association Internationale Presse Profes-sionnelle Coiffure) and the British Hairdressing Awards (BHA).
Dans son salon de coiffure, Maimouna, une senegalaise, en plus de tresser les femmes, vend des meches, des tissages.