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soul patch

a small beard under a man’s lower lip
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soul patch

n.
A patch of hair grown under the center of the bottom lip, especially when the rest of the facial hair is shaven.

[Probably so called because it was associated with soul music performers of the 1950s and 1960s.]
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soul patch

n
a small patch of facial hair below the centre of the lower lip and above the chin
[C20: perhaps from the notion that it was popular among jazz and soul musicians ]
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Noun1.soul patch - a small patch of facial hair just below the lower lip and above the chin
beard, face fungus, whiskers - the hair growing on the lower part of a man's face
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