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ˈdrɛdˌlɒksdread·locks

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  1. dreadlocksnoun

    A hairstyle worn by Rastafarians and others in which the hair is left to grow into long matted strings.

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  1. Dreadlocks

    Dreadlocks, also known as locs or dreads, are rope-like strands of hair formed by locking or braiding hair.

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  1. Dreadlocks

    Dreadlocks, also called locks, a ras, dreads, or Jata, are matted coils of hair. Dreadlocks are usually intentionally formed; because of the variety of different hair textures, various methods are used to encourage the formation of locks such as backcombing. Additionally, leaving long hair to its own devices by not brushing or cutting the hair will encourage it to tangle together as it grows, leading to twisted, matted ropes of hair known as dreadlocks. The latter method is typically referred to as the neglect, natural, organic, or freeform method. A common misconception is that those who have dreadlocks do not wash their hair, but this is usually not the case. Many dreadlock care regimens require the wearer to wash their hair up to twice a week. Dreadlocks are associated most closely with the Rastafari movement, but people from many ethnic groups have worn dreadlocks, including many ancient Hamitic people of North Africa and East Africa; Semitic people of West Asia; Indo-European people of Europe and South Asia; Turkic people of Anatolia and Central Asia; the Sufi Rafaees; and the Sufi malangs and fakirs of Pakistan.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dreadlocks in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dreadlocks in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of dreadlocks in a Sentence

  1. Felicidade Langa:

    In the old days when we saw a person with dreadlocks we thought it was weird and an aberration ... our mindset has changed, that's why we can have dreadlocks today, i started this hairstyle because a Carapinha salon is in my neighborhood. I think other neighborhoods around also want to have a typical Rastafarian salon, so if he keeps opening salons in other places it will be good.

  2. Desiree Bullock:

    Once you cut that hair off, you cut off your line to your ancestors, you cut off your lineage, you cut off everything, and just it's not an option... We don't consider them dreadlocks because we don't dread them we love them.

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