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1(of an animal's back) having an upward curve.‘the dogs sprang forward with their backs roached’
2(of a person's hair) brushed upwards or forwards into a roll.‘he had hair roached down to cover his baldness’
- ‘Paul had roached hair, and a thin nose and yet thinner mouth, but he was a big guy with giant hands that lent him an authority his mind did not altogether deserve.’
- 2.1(of a horse's mane) clipped or trimmed short so that the hair stands on end.‘a big horse with a roached mane’
- ‘Both mares have roached manes for the polo season.’
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