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Mop top


: curly-haired mop-top headshop owner

noun phrase

A person with a thick head of hair: Those with only a receding hairline are in no greater danger than the mop tops (1990s+)

[mop-head in the same sense is found by the late 1700s, so the date is probably earlier than shown]


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