a point formed in the hairline in the middle of the forehead.
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Origin of widow's peak
First recorded in 1840–50
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British Dictionary definitions for widow's peak
a V-shaped point in the hairline in the middle of the forehead
Word Origin for widow's peak
from the belief that it presaged early widowhood
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