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A V-shaped point formed by the hair near the top of the human forehead.
[From the superstition that it is a sign of early widowhood.]
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(Hairdressing & Grooming) a V-shaped point in the hairline in the middle of the forehead
[from the belief that it presaged early widowhood]
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a point formed in the hairline in the middle of the forehead.
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|Noun||1.||widow's peak - a V-shaped point in the hairline in the middle of the forehead|
hairline - the natural margin formed by hair on the head
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