French pleat

French pleat
French pleat see ↑French roll below.
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French roll or French pleat noun
A hairstyle in which the hair is formed into a vertical roll at the back of the head
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ˌFrench ˈpleat 7 [French pleat] (BrE) (NAmE ˌFrench ˈtwist) noun
a ↑hairstyle for women in which all the hair is lifted up at the back of the head, twisted and held in place
See also:French twist

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