forehead


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forehead

the part of the face between the natural hairline and the eyes, formed skeletally by the frontal bone of the skull; brow

forehead

[′fär·əd]
(anatomy)
The part of the face above the eyes.
References in classic literature ?
Taking off his hat, he revealed a forehead white as wax.
Preserved by three Brahmins, the inviolate deity, bearing the Yellow Diamond in its forehead, was removed by night, and was transported to the second of the sacred cities of India-- the city of Benares.
He rubbed his forehead fretfully as he looked her over.
Villefort violently unbuttoned his great-coat, which seemed to strangle him, and passing his livid hand across his forehead, entered his study.
The patches grew deeper on her forehead, neck, and cheeks.
And as he talked, with just a waver for a moment, his gaze lifted above Daughtry's eyes to the area of forehead just above and between the eyes.
There was a small blue hole in the middle of his forehead.
He laid his hand on the marble forehead, for the third time.
The newcomer sank into a chair and wiped the perspiration from his streaming forehead.
As his eyes rested on a short, slight, pretty figure, a quantity of golden hair, a pair of blue eyes that met his own with an inquiring look, and a forehead with a singular capacity (remembering how young and smooth it was), of rifting and knitting itself into an expression that was not quite one of perplexity, or wonder, or alarm, or merely of a bright fixed attention, though it included all the four expressions-as his eyes rested on these things, a sudden vivid likeness passed before him, of a child whom he had held in his arms on the passage across that very Channel, one cold time, when the hail drifted heavily and the sea ran high.
She then dismissed that attendant for the night, and went on to be advised; dabbing her eyes and forehead from time to time to cool them.
Some help themselves with countenance and gesture, and are wise by signs; as Cicero saith of Piso, that when he answered him, he fetched one of his brows up to his forehead, and bent the other down to his chin; Respondes, altero ad frontem sublato, altero ad mentum depresso supercilio, crudelitatem tibi non placere.