Synonyms for tress

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She lifted a tress on her forefinger and smoothed it against the sunlight.

The glory of the pipe, as Tress had suggested, lay in its carving.

The more I examined the pipe the more amazed I was at Tress's generosity.

I propose that we act on Tress's suggestion, and go and make inquiries of him.

Tress had filled the pipe, and handed it, with a lighted match, to Bob.

I could see that Brasher did not altogether like the tone in which Tress repeated his words.

If Tress chose to poison the man, it was his affair, not mine.

I am aware, Tress, of how you pride yourself upon your ingenuity.

Tress, I have brought you something on which you may exercise your ingenuity.

I—I hope, Tress, that you're—you're going to play no tricks on me?

WORD ORIGIN

late 13c., "long lock of hair," from Old French tresse "a plait or braid of hair" (12c.), perhaps from Vulgar Latin *trichia "braid, rope," from Greek trikhia "rope," from thrix (genitive trikhos) "hair." Related: Tresses.

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hair

nounthreadlike growth on animate being
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