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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Homer (Odyssey, v. 390) speaks of “the fair-tressed Dawn,” εὐπλόκαμος Ἠώς.
MILTON'S COMUSJOHN MILTON
As man is usually ruled by contrast, this was probably the reason why he loved the dark-tressed, brown-eyed Pauline.
THE BASTONNAISJOHN LESPERANCE
The eager charioteers stand round and pat their chests with clapping hollowed hands, and comb their tressed manes.
And why was that brown-tressed head with its hidden face bowed down in that other room, in an agony of sorrow?
THE LAST STROKELAWRENCE L. LYNCH
Tressed, having tresses: formed into tresses or ringlets: curled; Tress′y, pertaining to tresses, like tresses.
The sunset was carrying away its gold like some bold knight with his captured, streaming-tressed lady.
MISSYDANA GATLIN
Numberless fine plaits of hair, tressed with cords and separated by bandeaux, fell in opulent masses on either side of the face.
Felicity tossed her golden tressed head and tried to look angry, but made a dismal failure of it.
THE STORY GIRLLUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY
But in your sight I will not bathe, for I am ashamed to make me naked in the company of fair-tressed maidens.'
Rich-tressed Nemesis once gave her birth when she had been joined in love with Zeus the king of the gods by harsh violence.

WORD OF THE DAY

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