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pompadour

  

      n   an early 18th-century hairstyle for women, having the front hair arranged over a pad to give it greater height and bulk  
     (C18: named after the Marquise de Pompadour, who originated it)  


Pompadour     (French)  
      n   Marquise de, title of Jeanne Antoinette Poisson. 1721--64, mistress of Louis XV of France (1745--64), whom she greatly influenced  
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Pompadour     (French)  
      n   Marquise de, title of Jeanne Antoinette Poisson. 1721--64, mistress of Louis XV of France (1745--64), whom she greatly influenced  


pompadour  
      n   an early 18th-century hairstyle for women, having the front hair arranged over a pad to give it greater height and bulk  
     (C18: named after the Marquise de Pompadour, who originated it)  

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Pompidou, pompano, pompous, pomp

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