lovelock

[ luhv-lok ]
/ ˈlʌvˌlɒk /
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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.

Nearby words

  1. loveless,
  2. lovelessly,
  3. lovelily,
  4. loveliness,
  5. lovell,
  6. lovelonging,
  7. lovelorn,
  8. lovely,
  9. lovemaking,
  10. lover

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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