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cowlick

[ kou-lik ]
/ ˈkaʊˌlɪk /
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noun

a tuft of hair that grows in a direction different from that of the rest of the hair.

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Origin of cowlick

First recorded in 1590–1600; cow1 + lick
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British Dictionary definitions for cowlick

cowlick
/ (ˈkaʊˌlɪk) /

noun

a tuft of hair over the forehead
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