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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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Abu 1-asim al-Tabari said in Kirab al-Sunna: cUmar wrote to the garrison cities (anksar) that they dock their forelocks and not wear the Muslims' dress, in order that they be known.
Ibn 'Abd al-I-Jakam reports quite clearly that non-Muslims were to part their forelocks (mafray a1-na,.
He said (gala): And they should be forbidden (wa-yunhaw) to part their hair, and they should clip (yazuzza) their forelocks, and tighten their belts (rnanatig) [several more ghiyar stipulations follow] for if [the Muslims] have authority over anyone of them who does one of these things after being informed [of them], any [Muslim] who finds him may despoil him.
Waardenburg -- has several hallmarks, including widely spaced eyes that are pinched at the inner corners, deafness, light blue or mismatched eye color, fused eyebrows, and a white forelock of hair.
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.
As we tugged our forelocks, we thought how nice it was that there was some good news at last for the Royal Family.
Instead of pomp, ceremony and touching of forelocks to unelected monarchs, a Declaration will be signed by all those present.
Understandably, those locals, unwilling to tug their forelocks to the young gentlemen, didn't much fancy being pushed around.
ENGLAND will concede that tugging forelocks is mightier than morality by confirming today that their winter one-day series in Zimbabwe WILL go ahead.
If more people publicly and loudly declined to bow and scrape and tug their forelocks at the behest of this insufferably arrogant family, then the country might finally dispel the stifling air of deference and subservience to our so-called betters which has kept us in a state resembling some medieval Ruritania for so long.
By hiring Sophie, Rover look like a part of Britain's bad old days when we couldn't see a royal without tugging our forelocks and crying: "God bless you, ma'am