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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dreadlocks

Dreadlocks, also locs, dreads, or in Sanskrit, Jata, are ropelike strands of hair formed by matting or braiding hair. Dreadlocks can also be formed through a technique called "twist and rip", as well as backcombing and rolling. While leaving hair to its own devices – foregoing brushing, combing or cutting the hair, also known ...

www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=dreadlocks

The term "dread" is often misunderstood in this sense as meaning terror/fear as it is commonly used today, but it is also archaic term which means "to hold in awe or reverence". The Rastas, as well as other cultures, wear their dreads with pride of their natural roots (symbolized by their hair growing eternally from the mind ...

www.refinery29.com/history-of-dreadlocks

Apr 24, 2015 ... Dreadlocks, dreads, locks, locs — whatever your term of choice for them may be — are essentially sections of hair that haven't been combed, brushed, or handled at all, according to celebrity hairstylist Lavette Slater. Over time, said hair becomes matted and knotted into itself, forming the anti-hairstyle ...

www.abovetopsecret.com/forum/thread439521/pg1

Dreadlocks carry a very heavy spiritual meaning that is virtually unknown in today's modern society. Now worn as a fashion statement, a political message, or as a rebellion, many people, young and old alike, have no idea what dreadlocks mean spiritually, and they do not know the position they are putting ...

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dreadlock

Define dreadlock: a narrow ropelike strand of hair formed by matting, braiding, or twisting; a hairstyle consisting of dreadlocks.

www.dreadlocks.org/the-history-of-dreadlocks

God's name means “I AM”, meaning “Was, Is, and Ever will Be”. God's name was considered so sacred and holy that ancient Israel would not even speak it, but when reading Scripture aloud they would say Lord where YHVH appeared. When the Bible began being translated into Greek and Latin, and eventually English, ...

www.dictionary.com/browse/dreadlocks

Dreadlocks definition, a hair style, especially among Rastafarians, in which the hair is worn in long, ropelike locks. See more.

www.huffingtonpost.com/ama-yawson/dreadlocks-beautiful-and-_b_5532017.html

Jun 26, 2014 ... Let's be honest, many people view dreadlocks as “dreadful”. There are historical accounts that the term “dreadlocks” originated as derogatory term for the hair of Rastafarians in Jamaica because the upper classes who wished to suppress the Rasta movement believed that the Rastas and their hair were ...

www.knottyboy.com/learn/dreadlock-history

In the many years of Knotty Boy, we have learned that it is nearly impossible to nail down any kind of exact account of the history of dreadlocks. Because of this extreme variance in these different accounts, Knotty Boy has chosen to include documentation written by a variety of authors to give an overview of dreadlock origin ...