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Zopf

  
   m   , -(e)s, -"e  
a    (=Haartracht)   pigtail, plait, braid   (esp US)     
Zöpfe tragen      to wear one's hair in pigtails  
das Haar in Zöpfe flechten      to plait or braid   (esp US)   one's hair  
ein alter Zopf(, der abgeschnitten werden müsste)        (fig)   an antiquated custom (that should be done away with)  
b    (=Gebäck)   plait, plaited loaf
c    (=Baumwipfel)   tree top
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
falscher Zopf exp.
hairpiece ; switch

Entry related to:falsch

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exp.
an antiquated custom
[Fig.]
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"Zopf": examples and translations in context
Aber sie hat einen holländischen Zopf. But she does have a Dutch braid.
Ich möchte diesem Mädel einen französischen Zopf flechten. I want to French braid that girl hair.
Die neue Version lautet: Er hat sie am Zopf gepackt. The new plan is that he grabbed her ponytail.
Die Geschichte mit dem Zopf entbehrt jeder Grundlage. The ponytail, in all likelihood, is just a tale.
Goldene Haare, ein langer Zopf. She had golden hair in a pigtail.
Nur sie durfte ihren Zopf anfassen, sonst niemand. Only Caroline could touch her pigtail.
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