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brow

 [brow]
the forehead, or either lateral half of it.

brow

(brow),
1. The eyebrow.
2. Synonym(s): forehead
[A.S. brū]

brow

(brou) the forehead, or either lateral half of it.

brow

(brou)
n.
a. The superciliary ridge over the eyes.
b. The eyebrow.
c. The forehead.

brow

the forehead, particularly the eyebrow or ridge above the eye.

brow

The aftmost part of the forehead.

brow

(brow)
1. The eyebrow.
See: eyebrow
2. Synonym(s): forehead.
[A.S. brū]

brow

the forehead, or either lateral half of it.

brow suspension
a surgical procedure to correct the redundant facial skin folds with ptosis and entropion of the upper eyelid which occurs in some dog breeds, especially the Shar-pei and Bloodhound.
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We will be his guards, monsieur, upon our word as gentlemen; but likewise, upon our word as gentlemen," added Athos, knitting his brow, "Monsieur d'Artagnan shall not leave us.
Villefort's brow darkened more and more, his white lips and clinched teeth filled Dantes with apprehension.
South-west is the quarter of the heavens where he presents his darkened brow.
When the eyes of the Prince Prospero fell upon this spectral image (which, with a slow and solemn movement, as if more fully to sustain its role, stalked to and fro among the waltzers) he was seen to be convulsed, in the first moment with a strong shudder either of terror or distaste; but, in the next, his brow reddened with rage.
Having gone all along the Brow, he was to return the same way and induce him to touch on the same subjects in talking with Adam, who was to meet them as if by chance at the farthest part--that beyond Mercy Farm.
I looked at her mouth for an expression that could give me a clue to what she felt; I watched her eyes for some tell-tale flash, some hint of dismay or bitterness; I scanned her brow for any passing line that might indicate a settling emotion.
Great beads of cold sweat stood upon his livid brow.
Alec, knitting his brows, as he always did when any allusion was made to that other Rose.
His brow was lowering, and his eyes stared darkly before him, avoiding her eyes; his mouth was tightly and contemptuously shut.
Lawyer Lightwood,' ducking at him with a servile air, 'I am a man as gets my living, and as seeks to get my living, by the sweat of my brow.
They glowered with bent brows, but danger- ously, upon some of the officers, more particu- larly upon the red-bearded one with the voice of triple brass.
Some help themselves with countenance and gesture, and are wise by signs; as Cicero saith of Piso, that when he answered him, he fetched one of his brows up to his forehead, and bent the other down to his chin; Respondes, altero ad frontem sublato, altero ad mentum depresso supercilio, crudelitatem tibi non placere.