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hairweaving

Syllabification: hair·weav·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈherˌwēviNG
 
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Definition of hairweaving in English:

noun

The process of interweaving a hairpiece with one’s own hair.
Example sentences
  • While aesthetic surgery is related in many ways to other physical interventions, from hairweaving to tattooing and body piercing, it is performed in the quite different context of the institution of medicine.
  • There seems to be some concurrence that hairweaving has it's ‘roots’ in Scandinavia.
  • She taught a hairweaving seminar for part of our Midsummer celebrations in 1997 which got us interested in this ancient craft.

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