What does the word hairdresser mean?

Usage examples for hairdresser

  1. Back to his court he went and sent for the court hairdresser, that he might bribe him to devise a covering for these long, peaked, hairy symbols of his folly. – A Book of Myths by Jean Lang
  2. To quit the pathetic for a moment, it would scarcely be thought likely that that necessary but extremely practical article- blacking- has ever been associated with romance; but Mr. Smiles tells the story of a poor soldier having one day called at the shop of a hairdresser who was busy with his customers and asked relief, stating that he had stayed beyond his leave of absence, and unless he could get a lift on the coach, fatigue and severe punishment awaited him. – Curiosities of Impecuniosity by H. G. Somerville
  3. He was a barber and hairdresser, and did a very flourishing business with the military gentlemen of the garrison. – Good Old Anna by Marie Belloc Lowndes