forelock


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Synonyms for forelock

a lock of hair growing (or falling) over the forehead

a lock of a horse's mane that grows forward between the ears

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Mr Hughes said: "When they start, some of the students don't know what a forelock is so it is an anatomical teaching aid.
I advise all students to catch the time by its forelock and keep flying with the same momentum.
30pm) which will see News At Ten's Julie Etchingham tug her forelock as she joins Princes William and Harry on their joint charity tourofsouthernAfrica.
He's very unpopular and seen as some sort of throwback to the days of forelock tugging and colonialism.
There is not a moving creature, but He hath grasp of its forelock.
A stickler for pomp and circumstance, she demanded lavish displays of blatant forelock tugging.
It carried a hint of the faithful old retainer touching his forelock and muttering: "Thankee kindly master.
He has a 3-foot-long white mane that goes to his knee and a forelock that goes almost to his nose.
A distinctive forelock curves down between their eyes.
For example, a person with WS may have a white forelock, a patch of white hair near the forehead and no hearing impairment.
But, judging from the evidence provided by Bird, he remained at heart a chore boy, tipping his forelock to Mr.
Members immediately fell on one knee, touched their forelocks (those who had a forelock to touch) and addressed the foolish one with "wouldst thou" and "Sire".
Sorry but no bowing and touching the forelock this time
I am also told, that because we are in the EU, the forelock must be tugged to offer the construction of it, to other European countries.
In a new "independent" Scotland he would have us bowing the knee and tugging the forelock to an unelected and dysfunctional family for centuries to come.