eyebrow

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eyebrow

1. the transverse bony ridge over each eye
2. the arch of hair that covers this ridge

Eyebrow

A curved molding over the top of a window or door, often referred to as a hood.

eyebrow, eyebrow dormer

A low dormer that has no sides, the roofing courses being caried over the domer in a continuos wavy line.
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His Eminence bent his brow, stopped for an instant, and then kept on his way without uttering a single word.
Villefort fell back on his chair, passed his hand over his brow, moist with perspiration, and, for the third time, read the letter.
Its pendulum swung to and fro with a dull, heavy, monotonous clang; and when the minute-hand made the circuit of the face, and the hour was to be stricken, there came from the brazen lungs of the clock a sound which was clear and loud and deep and exceedingly musical, but of so peculiar a note and emphasis that, at each lapse of an hour, the musicians of the orchestra were constrained to pause, momentarily, in their performance, to harken to the sound; and thus the waltzers perforce ceased their evolutions; and there was a brief disconcert of the whole gay company; and, while the chimes of the clock yet rang, it was observed that the giddiest grew pale, and the more aged and sedate passed their hands over their brows as if in confused revery or meditation.
Before leaving, he moved all over the place unsatisfied, and in one spot, close to the edge of the Brow, where there was a deep hollow, he appeared to be afraid.
Five times did the razor point touch the forehead of Peter of Colfax, until the watchers saw there, upon the brow of the doomed man, the seal of death, in letters of blood--NT.
Peter of Colfax, cut to ribbons yet fighting like the maniac he had become, was as good as dead, for the mark of the Outlaw of Torn was upon his brow.
Then he went away to talk quite cheerfully to Aunt Peace about its being "only a chill"; after which he tramped up and down the hall, pulling his beard and knitting his brows, sure signs of great inward perturbation.
You take Seryozha to hurt me," she said, looking at him from under her brows.
I'm going to earn from five to ten thousand pound by the sweat of my brow; and as a poor man doing justice to the sweat of my brow, is it likely I can afford to part with so much as my name without its being took down?
But further precaution was still due to the sweat of this honest fellow's brow.
I was so troubled in my mind, that I wouldn't have knowed more, no, not for the sum as I expect to earn from you by the sweat of my brow, twice told
13-16) The Son of Cronos spoke and nodded with his dark brows.