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" He had just emerged from the barber's shop. His hair, in front, was well loaded with pomatum, frizzled, or craped, and powdered ; the ear-locks had undergone the same process ; behind, his natural hair was augmented by the addition of a large queue (called,-vulgarly,... "
Joseph Dennie: Editor of "The Port Folio" and Author of "The Lay Preacher". - Page 30
by William Warland Clapp - 1880 - 41 pages
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Penn Monthly, Volume 11

1880
...powdered ; behind, his natural hair was augmented by the addition of a large queue, called, vulgarly, the false tail, which, enrolled in some yards of black ribbon, reached half way down his back. Attired in something of this fashion, Dennie, as a reward for his devotion...
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The New England Magazine, Volume 14

New England - 1896
...process; behind, his natural hair was augmented by the addition of a large queue (called the "false-tail") which, enrolled in some yards of black ribbon, reached halfway down his back. Such may have been Dennie's appearance before the rustic judge; and thus dressed, bowing gracefully...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 27

1850
...process; behind, l.ls natural hair was augmented by the addition of a large queue, (called, vulgarly, the false tail,) which, enrolled in some yards of black ribbon, reached half way down his back. Thus accommodated, the Lay Preacher stands before my mind's eye, as life-like...
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Charles Brockden Brown and the Literary Magazine: Cultural Journalism in the ...

Michael Cody - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2004 - 213 pages
...process; behind, his natural hair was augmented by the addition of a large queue (called, vulgarly, the false tail), which, enrolled in some yards of black ribbon, reached half-way down his back [qtd. in Mott 224]. 6. I borrow the idea of "redcoating" from Edward Watts, who offers it as a term...
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