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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SHAMPOOING

When they are called in for shampooing, three oils are well boiled, and cooled.

A hot vapour bath or sweating bath, with massing or shampooing, ending with a warm bath or warm ablutions and friction.

In this way any shampooing room may be rendered more private.

At times it may be placed in a nook off the shampooing room.

The lavatorium and shampooing room now engage our attention.

Sixpence for a shave, a shilling for hair-cutting, and half a crown for shampooing!

Hairdressing and shampooing, manicuring and chiropody, are almost exclusively the work of girls and women.

She should apply for a position as a helper in a shampooing and manicuring establishment or with a chiropodist.

There was no chance of anything going wrong, but to make sure, each sais was shampooing the legs of his pony to the last minute.

She should also show her skill in the practice of the arts, in shampooing, in scratching and in pressing with the nails.

WORD ORIGIN

1762, "to massage," from Anglo-Indian shampoo, from Hindi champo, imperative of champna "to press, knead the muscles," perhaps from Sanskrit capayati "pounds, kneads." Meaning "wash the hair" first recorded 1860; extended 1954 to carpets, upholstery, etc. Related: Shampooed; shampooing.

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