lovelock

[ luhv-lok ]
/ ˈlʌvˌlɒk /

noun

any lock of hair hanging or worn separately from the rest of the hair.
a long, flowing lock or curl dressed separately from the rest of the hair, worn by courtiers, especially in the 17th century.

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Origin of lovelock

First recorded in 1585–95; love + lock2
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British Dictionary definitions for lovelock

lovelock
/ (ˈlʌvˌlɒk) /

noun

a long lock of hair worn on the forehead
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