Alice band

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noun Al·ice band \ˈa-ləs-\
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alice band

Definition of Alice band

British

  1. :  a hair band worn high on the head usually to keep long hair pulled back from the forehead She removed her Alice band and shook her hair free. — Mackenzie Ford, Gifts of War, 2008

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Origin and Etymology of alice band

after the hair band worn by the character Alice in illustrations to Lewis Carroll's fantasy novel Through the Looking-Glass (1871)


First Known Use: 1953


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