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Pomade

noun
1.
Hairdressing consisting of a perfumed oil or ointment.  Synonym: pomatum.






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"Pomade" Quotes from Famous Books



... drearily while it was being sung; you could not hear the droning sermon, and your body twitched because you had to sit still when you wanted to move about. Then philip thought of the two services every Sunday at Blackstable. The church was bare and cold, and there was a smell all about one of pomade and starched clothes. The curate preached once and his uncle preached once. As he grew up he had learned to know his uncle; Philip was downright and intolerant, and he could not understand that a man might sincerely say things as a clergyman ...
— Of Human Bondage • W. Somerset Maugham

... dowdy-looking individuals living in Bloomsbury boarding-houses, with pasty complexions and freckled noses, and they get a percentage on the preparations they recommend. If you notice, they always tell you to use Mrs. Somebody's pomade or face cream, and it's generally ...
— The Luckiest Girl in the School • Angela Brazil

... pubescence; pubes; tentaculum, palpus; lock, tress; coiffure; chignon; forelock. Associated Words: trichology, depilatory, depilitant, depilate, depilation, disheveled, bandeau, barrette, tonsure, pomade, follicle, sac, fillet, ecdysis, endysis, bandoline, piliferous, piliform, ...
— Putnam's Word Book • Louis A. Flemming



Words linked to "Pomade" :   hair grease, pomatum, brilliantine, groom, neaten, hair oil, hairdressing, hair tonic



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