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forelock

noun

  1. (lock)  a lock of hair growing (or falling) over the forehead
    Type of: lock
  2. (hair)  a lock of a horse's mane that grows forward between the ears
    Synonyms: foretop. Type of: hair. Part of: encolure

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Forelock | foretop

a part of a horse's mane, that grows from the animal's poll and falls forward between the ears and onto the forehead. Some breeds, particularly pony breeds, have a naturally thick forelock, while other breeds, such as many Thoroughbreds, have a thinner... (42 of 347 words, 1 image)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Forelock

New World Dictionary:

forelock

a lock of hair growing just above, or hanging over, the forehead (12 of 14 words, pronunciation, 1 image)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/forelock

Collins Dictionary:

forelock

a lock of hair growing or falling over the forehead | a lock of a horse's mane that grows forwards between the ears | a wedge or peg passed through ... (28 of 430 words, 4 definitions, 7 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/forelock

Oxford Dictionary:

forelock | tug | take time by the forelock | touch one's forelock

a lock of hair growing just above the forehead. | the part of the mane of a horse or similar animal, which grows from the poll and hangs down over the ... (30 of 81 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/forelock

Random House Dictionary:

forelock

the lock of hair that grows from the fore part of the head. | [horses] a tuft of hair above or on the forehead. | "forelock" : a pin or flat wedge ... (30 of 71 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/forelock

Macmillan British Dictionary:

forelock [countable] | forelocks [plural] | tug/touch your forelock

the front part of a horse's mane that falls forward between its ears ; the front part of a person's hair that falls forward over their forehead | ... (27 of 67 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/forelock

American Heritage Dictionary:

forelock

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. | A cotter pin; a ... (29 of 38 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/forelock

Cambridge Dictionary:

forelock

a piece of hair which grows or falls over the forehead (part of the face above the eyes) or the part of a horse's mane that falls forward between its ... (30 of 37 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/forelock

Merriam-Webster:

forelock

a lock of hair growing from the front of the head (11 of 33 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/forelock

Wiktionary:

forelock | forelocks [plural] | bangs [United States, synonym, sense-specific] | fringe [British, synonym, sense-specific]

The part of a person's hairstyle which covers the forehead. | The part of a horse's mane that lies on its forehead. (21 of 22 words, 2 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/forelock

Encarta Dictionary:

forelock [entry 1] | forelocks [plural]

a lock of hair that grows or falls over the forehead | the part of a horse's mane that falls forward between its ears (23 of 45 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861612940​/definition​.html  [offline]

forelock [entry 2] | forelocks [plural]

a pin or wedge inserted through the end of a bolt to stop it being removed (16 of 28 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861612939​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

forelock

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "forelock"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/forelock

Macmillan British Dictionary:

forelock [countable] | forelocks [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "forelock"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/forelock

Macmillan American Dictionary:

forelock [countable] | forelocks [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "forelock"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/forelock

Cambridge Dictionary:

forelock

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "forelock"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "forelock"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/forelock

the Free Dictionary:

forelock

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "forelock"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "forelock"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "forelock" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/forelock

Google Dictionary:

forelock | forelocks [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "forelock"

www​.google​.com​/#hl=en&tbs=dfn​:1&fp=1&q=forelock

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

forelock

Audio: North American pronunciation of "forelock"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=forelo​01 word=forelock

YourDictionary Audio:

forelock

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "forelock" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/forelock

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