August 12th, 2010

The Glib: Medieval Gaelic Dreadlocks

Its amazing what you can get up to when you have no work to do and are sat in front of a computer. I was doing a spot of light reading and came accross multiple references to what could be described as medieval Gaelic dreads.

The Glib is a hairstyle worn my medieval Irish warriors in the 16th Century which the OED and chamber dictionary describes as "A thick mass of matted hair on the forehead and over the eyes". 
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