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press (2)

[cf. Vir. press hair hair that has been straight­ened with a hot comb (Roy); US Black idem (Folb); cf. Haitian pare repasser, defriser (che­veux) HCEFD] v. to straighten (hair) with a hot comb: Her hair press too much; das how come it look stink (Nassau). = CONK, IRON (Nassau)

Tags: hair, verb

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Last update: 2010-11-21 23:49
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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