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elflock

(ˈɛlfˌlɒk)
n
(Hairdressing & Grooming) a lock of hair, fancifully regarded as having been tangled by the elves

elf•lock

(ˈɛlfˌlɒk)

n.
Usu., elflocks. locks of hair tangled as if by elves.
[1585–95]
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