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corn·row

 (kôrn′rō′)
tr.v. corn·rowed, corn·row·ing, corn·rows
To arrange or style (hair) by dividing into sections and braiding close to the scalp in rows.

corn′row′ n.

cornrow

(ˈkɔːnˌrəʊ)
n
(Hairdressing & Grooming) a Black, originally African, hair-style in which the hair is plaited in close parallel rows, resembling furrows in a ploughed field

corn•row

(ˈkɔrnˌroʊ)

n.
1. a narrow braid of hair plaited tightly against the scalp.
v.t.
2. to arrange (hair) in cornrows.
[1970–75]
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TEENAGER Alisha Sutcliffe was removed from class for having cornrow braids.
45 CHATEZ CORNROW GARRY'S DOUBLE: GORDON LORD BYRON (NAP) & SILK SARI NEWSBOY'S DOUBLE: CHARM SPIRIT (NAP) & NOBLE MISSION HEAVY (Soft in places; GoingStick: Stands' side 6.
Two years ago it was William Buick, beaten this time on favourite Cornrow, in the saddle, but Tregoning turned to another "ice-cool" rider in louis Steward, who had the added benefit of claiming 5lb.
Thee Betfred Cambridgeshire is one of the finest sites in flat racing with 35 horses battling it out over the Rowley Mile, and favourite Cornrow can win the first half of the Autumn Double.
I REFUSE to go against the grain and the bread's going on Johnny Gosden's hot favourite CORNROW (3.
They are the threeyear-old Maverick Wave and the year older Cornrow who looks sure to appreciate the step back up in trip having run a cracker over 7f in a valuable Ascot handicap last time giving the distinct impression he needed a stiffer test.
John Gosden runs Cornrow and Maverick Wave as he looks to improve his already impressive record in the race.
Specialists Weave Got Style use a traditional Afro American technique of threading the extensions into the hair - a cornrow braid is plaited horizontally into the hairline before a track of hair is sewn onto the braid.
I once watched carefully and saw a mole in action going down a cornrow.
The test case decision is a victory for African-Caribbean teenager "G", who wears his hair in cornrow braids as part of a family tradition.
He's found math in beadwork, basket weaving, Navajo rugs, modern music, and even cornrow hairstyles.
Nothing is more exhilarating than hunting cornrow whitetails.