forehead

[ fawr-id, for-; fawr-hed, for- ]
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noun
  1. the part of the face above the eyebrows; brow.

  2. the fore or front part of anything.

Origin of forehead

1
before 1000; Middle English forehe(v)ed,Old English forhēafod.See fore-, head

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forehead

/ (ˈfɒrɪd, ˈfɔːˌhɛd) /


noun
  1. the part of the face between the natural hairline and the eyes, formed skeletally by the frontal bone of the skull; brow: Related adjective: frontal

Origin of forehead

1
Old English forhēafod; related to Old Frisian forhāfd, Middle Low German vorhōved

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