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adjective, tress·i·er, tress·i·est. Archaic.
  1. resembling or having tresses.
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Origin of tressy

First recorded in 1605–15; tress + -y1
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Examples from the Web for tressy

Historical Examples

  • The expression “tressy forehead” in the second line of the fourth stanza means a forehead half covered with falling, loose hair.

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