from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A single lock or braid of hair that is worn as dreadlocks.
  • transitive verb To fashion or grow (hair) so that it forms dreadlocks.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A single strand of dreadlocks
  • verb To put (hair) into dreadlocks

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun one of many long thin braids of hair radiating from the scalp; popularized by Rastafarians


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