noun \ˈtres\

Definition of TRESS

:  a long lock of hair; especially :  the long unbound hair of a woman —usually used in plural
archaic :  a plait of hair :  braid

Origin of TRESS

Middle English tresse, from Anglo-French tresce
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Fashion Terms

bodkin, chignon, cowlick, eau de toilette, imperial, pocket, pomander, tonsorial

Rhymes with TRESS


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