untressed

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untressed (not comparable)

  1. Loose, not in tresses.
    • 13??, Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales
      Hir heris han they kembd, that lay untressed
    • 1906, Charles Montagu Doughty, The Dawn in Britain
      With bosom loosely knit and untressed locks
    • 2004, Catherine Richardson, Clothing Culture, 1350-1650
      The headbands were worn on the forehead and fastened behind, so the top of the head was open and untressed hair flowed down the back.

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