(of the hair) arranged or formed into tresses; braided; plaited.
having tresses (usually used in combination): auburn-tressed; golden-tressed.

Origin of tressed

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at tress, -ed3
Related formsun·tressed, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for tressed

twine, interweave, tuck, pleat, tress, crease, fold, knit, weave, flute, pigtail, pleach, plat

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British Dictionary definitions for tressed



(in combination) having a tress or tresses as specifiedgold-tressed; long-tressed
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