Definition of Pigtails

1. Noun. (plural of pigtail) ¹



2. Noun. hairstyle similar to plaits ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pigtails

1. pigtail [n] - See also: pigtail

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pigtails

pigsnies
pigsny
pigstick
pigsticked
pigsticker
pigstickers
pigsticking
pigsticks
pigsties
pigsty
pigswill
pigswills
pigtail
pigtail catheter
pigtailed
pigtails (current term)
pigwash
pigwashes
pigweed
pigweeds
pigwidgeon
pihoihoi
piing
pika
pikachurin
pikake
pikakes
pikas
pike
pike-devant

Literary usage of Pigtails

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1. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"The Chinese; eo called because the Tartar tonsure and braided queue are тегу general. " We laid away telling one another of the pigtails till we both ..."

2. China and the Allies by Arnold Henry Savage Landor (1901)
"... love—A touching scene—The houses in the Imperial City—Articles of foreign manufacture—Six strangled—A tortured eunuch—pigtails cut off—Cruelty. ..."

3. Napoleon at the Boulogne Camp: (based on Numerous Hitherto Unpublished by Fernand Nicolaÿ (1907)
"The Gardens and Swans at the Post of Observation—Epaulettes, pigtails, Beer, Barrels. IT has been said of Napoleon that he never interrogated or consulted ..."

4. Our Journey Around the World: An Illustrated Record of a Year's Travel of by Francis Edward Clark, Harriet Elizabeth Clark (1895)
"An Obstructing Bar — The Will of Heaven—Almond Eyes and pigtails — Noiseless John —How John Chinaman Treats Americans in Shanghai — Colossal Conceit—The ..."

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