a mucilaginous preparation made from quince seeds and used for smoothing, glossing, or waving the hair.
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How to use bandoline in a sentence
When the "sticking-to-the-face" style was in vogue she bought much bandoline and essayed the sleekest and shiniest head of all.How to Analyze People on Sight | Elsie Lincoln Benedict and Ralph Paine Benedict
One day Juggroo saw his master putting some bandoline on his moustache, which was a fine, handsome, silky one.Sport and Work on the Nepaul Frontier | James Inglis
I am going to make your hair stand bolt up on end, Adelaide, in spite of your bandoline.Ravenshoe | Henry Kingsley
bandoline, a fixative for keeping hair in curl is commonly prepared from carrageen.
Her hair can have wanted no bandoline ever since, I should fancy.Cripps, the Carrier | R. D. (Richard Doddridge) Blackmore
British Dictionary definitions for bandoline
a glutinous hair dressing, used (esp formerly) to keep the hair in place
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