Wednesday, 11 December 2013

Entry: cowlick (n.)

In context: "The only thing that ever shows she's tired is that her hair gets a sort of huge white cowlick, like a rolling ocean comber of hair.."

Definition: A lock or curl of hair which looks as if it had been licked by a cow

Other: To be honest, I was hoping for some sort of interesting history or etymology.  So it goes.

SNOOT score:  1
Page: 761

Source: Oxford English Dictionary   

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