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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, usually of iron, that is used to draw an unthreaded bolt tight and secure it.
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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
(Mechanical Engineering) (tr) to secure (a bolt) by means of a forelock
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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.
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Past participle: forelocked
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|Noun||1.||forelock - a lock of hair growing (or falling) over the forehead|
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"
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forelock[ˈfɔːlɒk] N → guedeja f
to take time by the forelock → tomar la ocasión por los pelos
to tug one's forelock to sb (Brit) (fig) → doblegarse ante algn
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
forelock[ˈfɔːrlɒk] n [person] → frange f
to tug one's forelock, to touch one's forelock (= be deferential) → faire des courbettes
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