One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A matted condition of the hair, generally associated with poor hygiene and pediculosis.
Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Alexander Ross (1591–1654), Church of England clergyman and writer on philosophy. From post-classical Latin Plica Polonica from plica + Polonica, feminine singular of Polonicus Polish.
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