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any of several kinds of light netting worn over the hair to keep it in place

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  • Hair-net

    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 […]

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