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Definition of the noun forelock

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noun - plural: forelocks

  1. a lock of hair growing (or falling) over the forehead
    • lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
    • more generic words: curl / lock / ringlet / whorl = a strand or cluster of hair
    • more specific word: quiff = a prominent forelock
  2. a lock of a horse's mane that grows forward between the ears
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of forelock: foretop
    • more generic word: hair = a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures
    • part of: encolure = the mane of a horse

Alternative definition of the noun forelock

noun

  1. The part of a person's hairstyle which covers the forehead.

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Google previewThe Quran & Modern Science (2008)

Picture Illustrated Science from the Quran by Mohamed Tawfik

It is the place in the brain where either good or bad thoughts are processed is the forelock The forelock is the center for emotional control and basis to personality; it is the part of the brain that is capable of fabricating lies and choosing bad ...

Google previewNew American Encyclopedia of Social and Commercial Information ... (1908)

Including Exhaustive Practical Treatises Especially Adapted for Self-instruction in English Grammar, Rhetoric and Literature, Modern Languages, the Plastic and Decorative Arts, Music ... the Theoretical and Practical Sciences ... the Principles of Law, Business Etiquette ... Together with a Multitude of Interesting Facts and Useful Recipes ... by James Edward Homans

The forelock is the portion of the mane which ...

Google previewSwaiman's Pediatric Neurology E-Book (2017)

Principles and Practice by Kenneth F. Swaiman, Stephen Ashwal, Donna M Ferriero, Nina F Schor, Richard S Finkel, Andrea L Gropman, Phillip L Pearl, Michael Shevell

A white forelock is the most remarkable sign, but premature widespread graying of hair or depigmented skin macules are seen. Because of variable expressivity common to AD disorders, asking for the presence of this type of anomalies in ...

Google previewCosmetic Surgery (2012)

Art and Techniques by Melvin A. Shiffman, Alberto Di Giuseppe

The central forelock is an area of priority because it reinforces the hairline and since it is situated in the midline creates visual density for a viewer looking at the patient from almost every frontal angle: straight on, being situated to the left of the ...

Google previewSun Circles and Human Hands (2001)

The Southeastern Indians Art and Industries by Emma Lila Fundaburk, Mary Douglass Fundaburk Foreman

The beaded forelock is that spikelike, beaded object seen hanging from the forehead of the figures. The Fringed Apron is a very complex affair, consisting of a large heart-shaped apron suspended in front from a fringed sash. Its edge is always ...

Google previewThe International Cyclopaedia (1892)

A Compendium of Human Knowledge

FORELOCK is a flat wedge driven through the end of a bolt to prevent its withdrawal: it is used principally on board ship. FORESHORTENING, a term in painting or drawing, applied to signify that a figure or a portion of a figure, which is ...

Google previewThe International Cyclopædia (1900)

A Compendium of Human Knowledge. Revised with Large Additions by Harry Thurston Pech, Selim Hobart Peabody, Charles Francis Richardson

FORELOCK is a flat wedte driven through the end of a bolt to prevent its withdrawal : it is used principally on board ship. FORESHORTENING, a term in painting or drawing, applied to signify that a figure or a portion of a figure, which is ...

Google previewLibrary of Universal Knowledge (1880)

A Reprint of the Last (1880) Edinburgh and London Edition of Chambers' Encyclopaedia, with Copious Additions by American Editors

FORELOCK is a flat wedge driven through the end of a bolt to prevent its withdrawal : it is used principally on board ship. F0EE8H0ETENING, a term in painting or drawing, applied to signify that a figure or a portion of a figure, which is intended ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

Such a stock passes through a hole in the square of the shank: a collar prevents it from going through, and a pin, the forelock, is driven through a hole in the stock on the other side of the square of the shank, to prevent it receding. A washer ...

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Scrabble value of F4O1R1E1L1O1C3K5

The value of this 8-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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