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


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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Indeed, this claim of Hollingsworth will raise an eyebrow or two, as she suggests that Lorenzo de' Medici, Giovanni Rucellai, and Pius II had more to do with the designs of their palaces than did Giuliano da Sangallo, Leonbattista Alberti, and Bernardo Rossellino.
There was plenty for onlookers to raise an eyebrow at as couples, gay or straight showed their love for charity.
Just as none can surely raise an eyebrow at the pounds 5.
Whenever somebody does a theme park, people raise an eyebrow,'' Kyser said.