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noun as in hairpin

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He had on tan pants and a white T-shirt, had a goatee, and his overgrown hair was held back to one side with a barrette.

One man was holding his sleeping toddler whose barrette was falling out of her hair from a long day of dancing next to the palace.

She reached up as she spoke to fasten back her curls with the shell barrette that usually held them at the back of her neck.

The King was so indignant that he was very near refusing him the barrette.

Barthélemy Barrette asked me, on the day after that unbought feast at Royaulieu.


On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to barrette, such as: clasp, fastener, pin, bobby pin, and hair clip.

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