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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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Incidentally, I think that cornrow plaits, properly done, look pretty on most heads, black or white.
Given some of the former footballer's wacky hairstyles throughout the years (remember the cornrow braids?), chances are he wouldn't always have faired so well.
1.45 LEADING LIGHT LEADING LIGHT 2.20 GORDON LORD BYRON (NAP) JACK DEXTER 2.55 SILK SARI SEAL OF APPROVAL 3.30 CHARM SPIRIT CHARM SPIRIT (NAP) 4.05 CIRRUS DES AIGLES NOBLE MISSION 4.45 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 6.2, Centre 6.3, Far side 6.3, Round 5.0) DRAW: Too variable to call on straight track, with pace a key factor.
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.
I REFUSE to go against the grain and the bread's going on Johnny Gosden's hot favourite CORNROW (3.50) in the annual nine furlong cavalry charge.
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.Results can be achieved in as little as an hour and unlike glued-in hair extensions,no chemicals are involved in the process.
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.
Another link listed under the African math ematics page sends students to the African fractals site, where they can use logarithmic curves to model cornrow hairstyles and download video clips of African artisans at work.
Nothing is more exhilarating than hunting cornrow whitetails.
He believes the combination of a nonatomized system, the ability to handle fillers, and a more uniform spray pattern than a flow coater (no "cornrow" effect) will make major inroads for impingement systems against both airless spraying and flow coating.
IT is one of the toughest handicaps of the season, but favourite Cornrow looks the most likely winner of the Betfred Cambrigdeshire (3.50pm) at Newmarket this afternoon.