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fro

Short for "Afro," a bushy, rounded hairstyle worn predominantly by African Americans. Dad, I can't believe you used to have a fro!

to and fro

Back and forth; from one place to another; toward and away. She paced to and fro while she waited for the doctors to give her an update on her husband. You need to bring the kids to a place where they can run to and fro without restriction for a while.
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to and fro

[of movement] toward and away from something. The puppy was very active—running to and fro—wagging its tail. The lion in the cage moved to and fro, watching the people in front of the cage.
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to and fro

Back and forth, as in He was like a caged animal, pacing to and fro. Strictly speaking, to means "toward" and fro "away from," but this idiom is used more vaguely in the sense of "moving alternately in different directions." [First half of 1300s]
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ˌto and ˈfro

from one place to another and back, repeatedly; from side to side repeatedly: They travel to and fro between London and Paris.She held the baby in her arms and rocked her to and fro.
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Afro

and fro
n. a hairdo, sometimes worn by American blacks, where the hair appears to be a large puffy ball. (From African.) Man, I thought Afros went out in the sixties! This rain’s gonna ruin my fro!

fro

verb
See Afro
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