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chignon


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chignon  \Chi"gnon\,  n.  [F.,  prop.  equiv.  to  cha[^i]non  link,  fr 
  cha[^i]ne  chain,  fr  L.  catena  Cf  {Chain}.] 
  A  knot,  boss,  or  mass  of  hair,  natural  or  artificial,  worn  by 
  a  woman  at  the  back  of  the  head. 
 
  A  curl  that  had  strayed  from  her  chignon.  --H.  James. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chignon 
  n  :  a  roll  of  hair  worn  at  the  nape  of  the  neck 




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