As we have seen, the Roman 'Agrimensores' called these slopes or terraces 'supercilia.'
All the pent-up gall of years against the supercilia of the class from which she sprang surged in that moment to his lips.
supercilium su·per·cil·i·um (sōō'pər-sĭl'ē-əm)
n. pl. su·per·cil·i·a (-ē-ə)
An individual hair of the eyebrow.