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eyebrow

 [i´brow]
1. supercilium; the transverse elevation at the junction of the forehead and the upper eyelid.
2. supercilia; the hairs growing on this elevation.

eye·brow

(ī'brow), [TA]
The crescentic line of hairs at the superior edge of the orbit.
Synonym(s): supercilium [TA]

eyebrow

/eye·brow/ (-brou)
1. supercilium; the transverse elevation at the junction of the forehead and the upper eyelid.
2. supercilia; the hairs growing on this elevation.

eyebrow

(ī′brou′)
n.
1. The bony ridge extending over the eye.
2. The arch of short hairs covering this ridge.
3. A small, arched dormer that projects only slightly from the roof.

eyebrow

Etymology: AS, eage + bru
1 the supraorbital arch of the frontal bone that separates the orbit of the eye from the forehead.
2 the arch of hairs growing along the ridge formed by the supraorbital arch of the frontal bone.

eye·brow

(ī'brow) [TA]
The crescentic line of hairs at the superior edge of the orbit.
Synonym(s): supercilium (1) [TA] .

eyebrow

A transverse elevation covered with hairs and situated at the junction of the forehead and upper lid. Syn. supercilium. See ophryosis.
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said Bella, repeating the phrase quickly, with her eyebrows raised.
with her eyebrows raised, her head inquiringly on one side, and an odd doubt about it in her own bosom, Lizzie showed beyond all question that she thought she could.
Bella's expressive little eyebrows remonstrated with the fire for some short time before she rejoined:
Above the left eyebrow was a wound--a deep gash from which blood had flowed, covering the whole left side of the face and neck and saturating the light-gray shirt.
Expressing himself after these terms, Mr Crummles put on his other eyebrow, and the calves of his legs, and then put on his legs, which were of a yellowish flesh-colour, and rather soiled about the knees, from frequent going down upon those joints, in curses, prayers, last struggles, and other strong passages.
Purdy, assenting but critical, "but for that mole she had a-growin' by her left eyebrow.
3% between 2013-2015, driven largely by the popularity of bold eyebrows which has spurred the launch of brow-specific products in the mass and prestige ends of the market.
WHEN people saw James Chester (below) was going to sign for West Brom for PS8million, eyebrows were raised.
WHEN people saw James Chester was going to sign for West Brom for PS8million, eyebrows were raised.
THE BRADY HUNCH WHEN people saw James Chester was going to sign for West Brom for PS8million, eyebrows were raised.
3 percent between 2013 and 2015, driven largely by the popularity of bold eyebrows which has spurred the launch of numerous brow-specific products in both the mass and prestige ends of the market.
Smother your eyebrows in castor oil (the more organic and natural the oil the better), wait for an hour, and then wipe it off with a warm damp cloth.