forelock


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fore·lock

(fōr'lok),
The lock of hair that grows just above the forehead.

forelock

(fôr′lŏk′)
n.
A lock of hair that grows from or falls on the forehead, especially the part of a horse's mane that falls forward between the ears.

forelock

(for′lŏk)
A lock of hair that grows on the forehead.

white forelock

A white tuft of hair that grows on the forehead. It is associated with Waardenburg syndrome, and is seen in vitiligo.

forelock

in maned animals the most anterior part of the mane, hanging down between the ears and onto the forehead. In sheep refers to the wool in a similar situation.
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A hearing mother with the Waardenburg's traits of a white forelock and widely spaced eyes, for example, can have a deaf son with widely spaced eyes and fused eyebrows, but no white forelock.
I think the gist of your correspondent's letter is that I should know my place, tug my forelock and let the nasty party turn us all into plebs, whilst destroying the country.
Harvey has a skin condition that is aggravated by flies, but now he cannot swat them away without his tail and forelock.
Why should an independent Scotland bow the knee and tug the forelock to the English royal family?
Just call me, What Would You Like To Drink,'' he says, so a simple knuckling of my forelock and occasional pint of lager seems to suffice.
Bramble has also had his mane and tail slashed and his stablemate Polly, an Anglo- Arab, has had her forelock and tail cut.
Fellow judge Stewart Copeland, ex-drummer from The Police, now mockingly bows and forelock tugs towards her.
But the Jockey Club should stop their forelock tugging and hammer him with the ultimate sanction tell the grumpy git to stay in France, his runners are no longer welcome in Britain.
Mind you, we have a new lass whose forelock I wouldn't mind tugging, I can tell you.
Doll, Effanbee, Skippy, forelock curl, jointed one-piece arms and legs, circa 1935, 15 inches: $370.
But the relationship was consummated when Waddell declared that Phil Taylor could hit the dandruff on a fly's forelock.
They were so natural and caring", this modern and ever so 'umble Uriah Heep told us - I presume Mr Leaver was genuflecting and tugging on his forelock as he spoke.