[ fri-zet ]
/ frɪˈzɛt /
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a fringe of curled or frizzed hair, usually artificial, worn on the forehead by women.
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How to use frisette in a sentence
Frizette′, Frisette′, a cluster of small curls worn over the forehead.
Dolly did not reply, nor did she seem to care whether Madame Frisette was at work or not.Old Kensington|Miss Thackeray
British Dictionary definitions for frisette
/ (frɪˈzɛt) /
a curly or frizzed fringe, often an artificial hairpiece, worn by women on the forehead
Word Origin for frisette
C19: from French, literally: little curl, from friser to curl, shrivel up, probably from frire to fry 1
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