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Definitions of hair:

part of speech: adjective


part of speech: noun

1. Pilus, one of the fine, long flexible appendages of the skin, covering the entire body except on the palms and soles and other flexor surfaces. See pilus and scapus. The hairs of the various parts of the body have received special names ( see below). 2. One of the fine, hair- like processes of the auditory cells of the labyrinth, of the taste- bulbs, and of other sensory cells, called auditory hairs, gustatory hairs, sensory hairs, etc.

part of speech: noun

Filiform growth on the skin.

Usage examples for hair:

  • That is the woman with the lovely hair "Balloons", Elizabeth Bibesco
  • But I suppose the long hair is only put in to please you?" "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • Could she mean me to cross that hair like bridge? "Wilfrid Cumbermede", George MacDonald

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