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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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Madame Defarge knitted with nimble fingers and steady eyebrows, and saw nothing.
And he ruminated long before the portrait of a white-haired man with black eyebrows and a pink, painted sort of smile that seemed to contradict the black warning in his eyes.
Telyanin took the purse and began carelessly slipping it into the pocket of his riding breeches, with his eyebrows lifted and his mouth slightly open, as if to say, "Yes, yes, I am putting my purse in my pocket and that's quite simple and is no else's business.
With such eyebrows, and a look so decidedly bilious, how was he to extract that money from the governor, of which George was consumedly in want?
It is devilish fine wine," said the Eyebrows, and they looked more good-humoured; and George was going to take advantage of this complacency, and bring the supply question on the mahogany, when the father, relapsing into solemnity, though rather cordial in manner, bade him ring the bell for claret.
And as for the pink bonnets (here from under the heavy eyebrows there came a knowing and not very pleasing leer)--why boys will be boys.
No one can possibly say anything new about her," said a fat, red-faced, flaxen-headed lady, without eyebrows and chignon, wearing an old silk dress.
IN JUNE, the Texas Supreme Court issued a victory for economic liberty by striking down a state licensing law that required eyebrow threaders to complete 750 hours of costly and unnecessary cosmetology training before they could receive the governments permission to charge customers for the harmless act of removing unwanted eyebrow hairs with a loop of cotton thread.
One of the latest trends driving interest in the category is bold, groomed brows, with 25% of American women using eyebrow pencils and one in five women wearing eyebrow makeup on a regular basis (19%).
One of the latest trends driving interest in the category is bold, groomed brows, with 25 percent of American women using eyebrow pencils and one in five women wearing eyebrow make-up on a regular basis (19 percent).
Eyebrows can be tough to get right, but we have the expert tricks to help you find (and keep) your perfect look Get the shape right 'It only takes one bad plucking and you could ruin your natural shape completely,' says eyebrow guru, Shavata Singh.
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