tress


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tress

(trĕs)
n.
1. A long lock or ringlet of hair.
2. Archaic A plait or braid of hair.

[Middle English tresse, from Old French, perhaps from Vulgar Latin *trichia, tricia, rope, braid, from Greek trikhiā, rope, from thrix, trikh-, hair, of unknown origin.]

tress

(trɛs)
n
1. (Hairdressing & Grooming) (often plural) a lock of hair, esp a long lock of woman's hair
2. (Hairdressing & Grooming) a plait or braid of hair
vb
(Hairdressing & Grooming) (tr) to arrange in tresses
[C13: from Old French trece, of uncertain origin]
ˈtressy adj

tress

(trɛs)

n.
1. Usu., tresses. long locks or curls of hair, esp. those of a woman.
2. Archaic. a plait or braid of hair, esp. that of a woman.
[1250–1300; Middle English tresse < Middle French, of uncertain orig.]

Tress(es)

 a plait; a braid or lock of hair.
Examples: tress of flowers; of hair, 1386; of rushes; of straw; leafy tresses of the wave, 1810; luxuriant tresses of the maidenhead fern, 1875; radiant tresses of the sun, 1641.

tress


Past participle: tressed
Gerund: tressing

Imperative
tress
tress
Present
I tress
you tress
he/she/it tresses
we tress
you tress
they tress
Preterite
I tressed
you tressed
he/she/it tressed
we tressed
you tressed
they tressed
Present Continuous
I am tressing
you are tressing
he/she/it is tressing
we are tressing
you are tressing
they are tressing
Present Perfect
I have tressed
you have tressed
he/she/it has tressed
we have tressed
you have tressed
they have tressed
Past Continuous
I was tressing
you were tressing
he/she/it was tressing
we were tressing
you were tressing
they were tressing
Past Perfect
I had tressed
you had tressed
he/she/it had tressed
we had tressed
you had tressed
they had tressed
Future
I will tress
you will tress
he/she/it will tress
we will tress
you will tress
they will tress
Future Perfect
I will have tressed
you will have tressed
he/she/it will have tressed
we will have tressed
you will have tressed
they will have tressed
Future Continuous
I will be tressing
you will be tressing
he/she/it will be tressing
we will be tressing
you will be tressing
they will be tressing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tressing
you have been tressing
he/she/it has been tressing
we have been tressing
you have been tressing
they have been tressing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tressing
you will have been tressing
he/she/it will have been tressing
we will have been tressing
you will have been tressing
they will have been tressing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tressing
you had been tressing
he/she/it had been tressing
we had been tressing
you had been tressing
they had been tressing
Conditional
I would tress
you would tress
he/she/it would tress
we would tress
you would tress
they would tress
Past Conditional
I would have tressed
you would have tressed
he/she/it would have tressed
we would have tressed
you would have tressed
they would have tressed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tress - a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hairtress - a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair
coif, coiffure, hair style, hairdo, hairstyle - the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
queue - a braid of hair at the back of the head
pigtail - a plait of braided hair
Translations

tress

[tres] N
1. (= lock of hair) → trenza f
2. tresses (= head of hair) → cabellera f, pelo m

tress

[ˈtrɛs] nboucle f (de cheveux)

tress

n (liter)Locke f (liter)

tress

[trɛs] n (liter) → ciocca di capelli
References in classic literature ?
said Levin, watching a slender tress at the back of her round little head that was continually hidden when she passed the comb through the front.
Very soon after my return to Baltimore, my mis- tress, Lucretia, died, leaving her husband and one child, Amanda; and in a very short time after her death, Master Andrew died.
He could number the fields in every direction, and could tell how many tress there were in the most distant clump.
There are no spies, anyhow, hiding in the tress of Berkeley Street," he added, glancing about them.
that golden tress was charmed; each hair had in it a spell of terror and remorse for thee, and was used by a mightier power to bind thy cruel hands from inflicting uttermost evil on the helpless!
15pm, a rosary will be held at G McAllister's funeral home in Main Street, Wishaw, where Tress has been resting since arriving back on home soil.
Tress, 54, from Wishaw in Lanarkshire, was taken off the flight and re-admitted to hospital where she had a massive heart attack, suffered brain damage and passed away after doctors advised her life-support machine should be turned off.
Otras versiones senalan que el exmandatario veracruzano le regalo a Tress Rodriguez diversos inmuebles y, por lo menos, un vehiculo de lujo, y de acuerdo con lo publicado inicialmente por la prensa, eso basto para considerarla culpable de enriquecimiento ilicito.
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It turned out to be an intricately decorated golden hair tress that dates back to around 2,300 BC.
Internally, we're discussing a number of ideas," Tress said.
It has an extraordinary sensitive relationship to its site, rolling downland studded with tress.