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fore·lock 1

 (fôr′lŏk′)
n.
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.

fore·lock 2

 (fôr′lŏk′)
n.
A cotter, usually of iron, that is used to draw an unthreaded bolt tight and secure it.

forelock

(ˈfɔːˌlɒk)
n
1. a lock of hair growing or falling over the forehead
2. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a lock of a horse's mane that grows forwards between the ears
3. (Mechanical Engineering) a wedge or peg passed through the tip of a bolt to prevent withdrawal
vb
(Mechanical Engineering) (tr) to secure (a bolt) by means of a forelock

fore•lock

(ˈfɔrˌlɒk, ˈfoʊr-)

n.
1. the lock of hair that grows from the fore part of the head.
2. (of a horse) a tuft of hair above or on the forehead.
[1640–50]

forelock


Past participle: forelocked
Gerund: forelocking

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
I have forelocked
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Past Continuous
I was forelocking
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
I will have forelocked
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Future Continuous
I will be forelocking
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you will be forelocking
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been forelocking
you have been forelocking
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been forelocking
you will have been forelocking
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been forelocking
you had been forelocking
he/she/it had been forelocking
we had been forelocking
you had been forelocking
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Conditional
I would forelock
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Past Conditional
I would have forelocked
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.forelock - a lock of hair growing (or falling) over the forehead
lock, ringlet, whorl, curl - a strand or cluster of hair
quiff - a prominent forelock (especially one brushed upward from the forehead)
2.forelock - a lock of a horse's mane that grows forward between the ears
encolure - the mane of a horse
hair - a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss; "he combed his hair"; "each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells"
Translations

forelock

[ˈfɔːlɒk] Nguedeja f
to take time by the forelocktomar la ocasión por los pelos
to tug one's forelock to sb (Brit) (fig) → doblegarse ante algn

forelock

[ˈfɔːrlɒk] n [person] → frange f
to tug one's forelock, to touch one's forelock (= be deferential) → faire des courbettes

forelock

nStirnlocke f, → Stirnhaar nt; to touch or tug one’s forelock (to somebody) (Brit) → (jdm) seine Reverenz erweisen