French roll

(or French pleat)
noun a hairstyle in which the hair is tucked into a vertical roll down the back of the head.

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  • French roll — n. FRENCH TWIST …   English World dictionary

  • french roll — noun Usage: usually capitalized F : a roll resembling French bread in texture and oval in shape * * * 1. a circular or oval bread roll having a hard or crispy crust. 2. Also called French twist. a coiffure for women in which the hair is combed… …   Useful english dictionary

  • French roll — 1. a circular or oval bread roll having a hard or crispy crust. 2. Also called French twist. a coiffure for women in which the hair is combed back from the face and arranged in a vertical roll on the back of the head. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • French roll — /frɛntʃ ˈroʊl/ (say french rohl) noun 1. a woman s hairdo in which the hair is gathered in an elongated vertical twist at the back of the head. 2. → French stick …   Australian English dictionary

  • French pleat — see ↑French roll below. • • • Main Entry: ↑French French roll or French pleat noun A hairstyle in which the hair is formed into a vertical roll at the back of the head • • • Main Entry: ↑French * * * ˌFrench ˈpleat 7 [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • French — bull (small breed of dog); French chalk (tailor’s talc); French curve (drafting instrument); French heel (high curved heel); French polish (alcohol + shellac); French pox (syphilis); French roll (women’s coiffure); French roof (mansard style);… …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • French dip sandwich — A French dip sandwich, also known as a beef dip , is a hot sandwich consisting of thinly sliced roast beef (or, sometimes, other meats) on a French roll or baguette. It is most commonly served au jus ( with hot juices ), that is, with a few… …   Wikipedia

  • French stick — /frɛntʃ ˈstɪk/ (say french stik) noun a long slender white bread loaf with a crisp crust and tapering ends; baguette. Also, French roll …   Australian English dictionary

  • French twist. — See French roll. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • French twist. — See French roll. [1875 80] …   Useful english dictionary

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