pomade

Part of speech: noun

A perfumed dressing for the hair. pomatum.

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Usage examples "pomade":

  1. " I have a case of pomade to sell the Swedes over yonder, and if my luck is good, some photographs to take," he said, resuming his former manner. - "The Mistress of Bonaventure", Harold Bindloss.
  2. Charles watched the shadow dip giant fingers into monstrous pomade pots. - "The Passionate Elopement", Compton Mackenzie.
  3. The only change in him was that the close- cropped, velvety head of hair had been replaced by a somewhat unkempt growth shining with pomade. - "The Song of Songs", Hermann Sudermann.