wisp

wisp [ wisp ]
 noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. (n.) a tuft or handful
2. (n.) a streak or trace of
3. (n.) slender or delicate
4. (tr. v.) to twist into tufts
5. (intr. v.) to drift in thin streaks
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 During the concert Michael Jackson had a wisp of hair hanging down in front of his face.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 A museum in the Borders cuts through the opposition to buy a wisp of hair believed to be from the head of Mary Queen of Scots

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