cornrow

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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.
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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
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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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The one over there's a grande dame with her fancy scarf, her gold rings alongside the strands of her cornrowed hair, her tattooed lower lip, and her gold choker necklace with a large pendant.
"Forget the moustachioed, cornrowed croaking caricature of recent years and think back to the late 1980s.