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[shev-uh-loo r; French shuh vuh-lyr]
  1. a head of hair.
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Historical Examples

  • Chevelure, shev′e-lūr, n. a head of hair: a periwig: the nebulous part of a comet.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)


  • The arrangement of this chevelure is performed for the chiefs by professional barbers, and is a work of great labour.

  • Then, why does the chevelure of dark-haired persons always resemble the 'raven's wing?'

  • The chevelure of Sure-shot, well saturated with charcoal paste, assumed a different hue.

  • Nature had been partial to this little working girl and given her the chevelure of a queen.

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