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15th century, in the meaning defined above
French, from Old French chevelëure, from Late Latin capillatura, from Latin capillatus having long hair, from capillus hair
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“Chevelure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chevelure. Accessed 29 May. 2020.
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