Definition of Hairwork

1. the making of articles from hair [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hairwork

hairstone
hairstreak
hairstreaks
hairsts
hairstyle
hairstyled
hairstyles
hairstyling
hairstylings
hairstylist
hairstylists
hairtail
hairwashing
hairweaving
hairwork (current term)
hairworks
hairworm
hairworms
hairy
hairy-eared dwarf lemur
hairy-eared dwarf lemurs
hairy-legged vampire bat
hairy ball theorem
hairy cell leukaemia
hairy cells
hairy darling pea
hairy eyeball
hairy golden aster

Literary usage of Hairwork

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1. Dwight's Journal of Music: A Paper of Art and Literature by John Sullivan Dwight (1859)
"She was sitting at the window opposite, engaged in hairwork. She was of the dark-eyed, dark-haired order of beauty, with the very richest of complexions, ..."

2. Journalby California Legislature by California Legislature (1887)
"hairwork. Highest wages paid to men per week. ... Have wages been increased or reduced. Neither. Business. hairwork. . Lapidaries. ..."

3. The Connoisseur by George Colman, B. Thornton (1904)
"An extremely interesting lot was an ivory tablet case mounted with gold, with small panels of hairwork above, with the inscription : " Souvenir d' ..."

4. Proceedings of the second Pan American scientific congress: Washington, U. S by Glen Levin Swiggett (1917)
"... 99 Photo-engraving 313 Waste 53 Marches 26 Salt 124 hairwork 250 Sporting and athletic goods 180 Dentists' materials 87 Instruments, professional and ..."

5. Women of Canada: Their Life and Work by National Council of Women of Canada (1900)
"Wax flowers, hairwork, beadwork, scenes grave and gay worked in worsted displayed taste, or the lack of it, on the part of the originators, but showed more ..."

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