dreadlock

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noun dread·lock \ˈdred-ˌläk\

Definition of dreadlock

  1. 1 :  a narrow ropelike strand of hair formed by matting or braiding

  2. 2 dreadlocks plural :  a hairstyle consisting of dreadlocks

dreadlocked

play \-ˌläkt\ adjective

1960

First Known Use of dreadlock

1960

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