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On the other hand, hairstyles of secular fashion statements about the innermost social and political ideas about the wearers include unshorn hair motivated by trichophilia, and shaved hair inspired by sexual urges of some females to project a homoerotic ultra-masculine image.
Sikh men are religiously mandated to wear Sikh turbans, called dastaars, and maintain unshorn hair and facial hair.
The wet June, when the average monthly rainfall fell in just a couple of days, has left thousands of sheep unshorn and potential health problems for livestock across the board.
"Views of the Benevolent still deeper agony." (5: 86) Society," Alexandria (VA) Gazette 22 June 1827 (23 words) Narrator: "The once unshorn ...
He is over six feet high, wears his hair long, so that it nearly reaches his hips; his beard falls below his sword belt, and his moustache is unshorn. He is a splendid rider ...
He made them take an oath to observe the five K's' namely, the hair and beard unshorn (kesh); to carry a comb (kangha) in the hair to keep it tidy; to wear a pair of shorts (kachha) worn by soldiers at that time: to wear a steel bangle (kara) worn on the right wrist as the symbol of poverty and pledge to their guru, and always to carry a sabre (kirpan) on their person.
Moreover, in the great conciliar manuscript of the tenth century from Albelda clerics are depicted unshorn and untonsured.
His great figure was clothed in gray, with white vest, no necktie, and his beard was unshorn as ever.
Tibullus 1.4.37-8 where the speaking statue of Priapus states: solis aeterna est Baccho Phoeboque iuventas: / nam decet intonsus crinis utrumque deum (Only Bacchus and Phoebus have eternal youth; for unshorn hair is fitting for either god).
Staff had treated some unshorn sheep against fly strike, and shorn others to prevent it happening.
faith, allowing the officer to maintain his unshorn hair, beard, and to
Army has waived its uniform policy to allow a Sikh to serve without sacrificing his unshorn hair (Register-Guard, March 23).