Q. carrëa n. “tressure” (Category: Adornment (personal))
A noun for “tressure” in notes from the late 1960s derived from ✶cas-raya = √KAS “head” + √RAY “net, lace” (VT42/12). Given this word’s etymology, Tolkien was probably using “tressure” with its Middle English sense = “headdress”.
References ✧ PE22/159; VT42/12
|✶karrai > carrea||[casraja] > [casrea] > [cazrea] > [carrea]||✧ PE22/159|
|✶cas-raya > carrea||[casraja] > [casrea] > [cazrea] > [carrea]||✧ VT42/12|