Hair Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Hair


  1. Absalom hair entangled in branches, he was left dangling. [O.T.: II Samuel 18:9]
  2. Aslaug used hair as cloak to meet king. [Norse Myth.: Walsh Classical, 35]
  3. Beatles famous English rock group whose initial appeal was derived partly from their moplike haircuts. [Br. Hist.: NCE, 253]
  4. Bes shaggy-haired, shortlegged god with tail. [Egyptian Myth.: Leach, 138]
  5. Buffalo Bill (William F. Cody, 1846–1917) American cowboy and showman whose image was fortified by his long blond hair. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 390]
  6. Cousin Itt Addams’s relative; four feet tall and completely covered with blond hair. [TV: “The Addams Family” in Terrace, I, 29]
  7. Custer, General George (1839–1876) American army officer whose image included long, yellowish hair. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 701]
  8. Enkidu hirsute companion of Gilgamesh. [Babyl. Myth.: Gilgamesh]
  9. Godiva, Lady (d. 1057) Leofric’s wife who rode through Coventry clothed only in her long, golden hair. [Br. Hist.: Payton, 274]
  10. Gruagach “the hairy one”; fairy lady. [Scot. Folklore: Briggs, 206–207]
  11. hippies 1960s “dropouts of American culture” usually identified with very long hair adorned with flowers. [Popular Culture: Misc.]
  12. Hair rock musical celebrating youthful exuberance as evidenced by growing long hair. [Am. Mus.: On Stage, 517]
  13. Mullach, Meg long-haired and hairy-handed brownie. [Scot. Folklore: Briggs, 284–285]
  14. Rapunzel her golden tresses provide access to tower loft. [Ger. Fairy Tale: Rapunzel]
  15. Samson the Hercules of the Israelites; rendered powerless when Delilah cut off his hair. [O.T.: Judges 13–16]

Happiness (See JOY.)