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Psyche knot

a woman's hairdo in which a knot or coil of hair projects from the back of the head.
Origin of Psyche knot
First recorded in 1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • There was Mrs. Lem's majestic pompadour and Psyche knot, and the company expression which always dilated her nostrils.

    The Opened Shutters Clara Louise Burnham
  • Which would you suggest as the most suitable style for me, the Psyche knot or the neck roll?

    The Major Ralph Connor
  • June was coming in—she wore her homespun, her scarlet homespun and the Psyche knot.

  • Her mother was in organdie with great balloon sleeves, and her hair in a Psyche knot.

    The Tin Soldier Temple Bailey
  • In the twilight Kahuiti stood before us, his long white beard tied in a Psyche knot on his broad, tattooed chest.

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