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Definitions of chignon:

part of speech: noun

Beigel's disease.

Usage examples for chignon:

  • She had little time to devote to her toilette, but this huge chignon hastily contrived without the aid of any mirror, was often instinct with vigorous grace. "The Fortune of the Rougons", Emile Zola
  • Her hair, rich as Australian gold, half escaped its chignon and lay across her shoulders. "Every Soul Hath Its Song", Fannie Hurst
  • She was still staggering when another caught her from the side, hitting her left ear and drenching her chignon which then came unwound into a limp, bedraggled string of hair. "L'Assommoir", Emile Zola

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