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sidelock

[sahyd-lok]
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noun
  1. earlock.

Origin of sidelock

First recorded in 1840–50; side1 + lock2
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Historical Examples

  • Necklace, fetich, and the plume that adorned his sidelock, he put in the quiver.

    The Delight Makers

    Adolf Bandelier

  • Another startling feature is the sidelock, which sometimes grows upon the eyebrow.