any of several kinds of light netting worn over the hair to keep it in place
win the porcelain hairnet
noun 1. a cap of loose net, as of silk or nylon, for holding the hair in place.
- Hair of the dog that bit you
A remedy that contains a small amount of whatever caused the ailment: “When Anne had a bad hangover, Paul offered her a Bloody Mary and said, ‘Have a little of the hair of the dog that bit you.’” Whatever made you ill used as a remedy, especially alcohol as a hangover cure. For example, A […]
- Hair papilla
hair papilla n. A knoblike vascular indentation of the bottom of a hair follicle, on which the hair bulb fits.
- Hair pie
noun phrase [1930s+; a pun on hare pie]