Definition of Barrette

1. Noun. A pin for holding women's hair in place.

Generic synonyms: Pin



Definition of Barrette

1. Noun. A clasp or clip for gathering and holding the hair. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Barrette

1. a hair clip [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Barrette

barrens
barrenwort
barrenworts
barrerite
barres
barret
barreter
barreters
barretor
barretors
barretries
barretry
barrets
barrett's oesophagus
barrett oesophagus
barrette (current term)
barretter
barretters
barrettes
barriada
barriadas
barricade
barricaded
barricader
barricaders
barricades
barricading
barricado
barricado'd
barricadoed

Literary usage of Barrette

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1. Lincoln Marriage Licenses: An Abstract of the Allegation Books Preserved in by Church of England Diocese of Lincoln (1888)
"Henry barrette, of Gosberton, yeom., act. 22, & Alice Chamberlaine, of barrette, of Gosberton, yeom. ..."

2. The Lower Canada Jurist: Collection de Décisions Du Bas Canada by Strachan Bethune, John Sprott Archibald, William Hey, John Stuart Buchan (1887)
"... et barrette, disant qu'elle n'est pas garante des actes isolés commis illégalement et sans son ordre, par un ou plusieurs membres de la force de police, ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Montana by Montana Supreme Court, Henry Nichols Blake (1873)
"Section 18 of the mining laws of barrette district provides that no claim can be legally held unless the prior claimant has personally pre-empted the same, ..."

4. The Legal News by James Kirby (1886)
"At the police station, barrette was, after some minutes' detention, released, the sergeant in charge advising Turner to bring an action of damages in the ..."

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