forelock


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forelock

1
a lock of a horse's mane that grows forwards between the ears

forelock

2
a wedge or peg passed through the tip of a bolt to prevent withdrawal
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absently pulled at his forelock some hours after a Saracen scimitar
So, as it is easier for me to imitate him in this than in cleaving giants asunder, cutting off serpents' heads, slaying dragons, routing armies, destroying fleets, and breaking enchantments, and as this place is so well suited for a similar purpose, I must not allow the opportunity to escape which now so conveniently offers me its forelock.
But his eye, under his matted forelock, was cool and quiet, for Bagheera was his adviser in this time of trouble, and told him to go quietly, hunt slowly, and never, on any account, to lose his temper.
Poyser's clock had of taking time by the forelock had secured their arrival at the village while it was still a quarter to two, though almost every one who meant to go to church was already within the churchyard gates.
As for me, I'm one of those Lefties he despises so much, and I don't tug my forelock to anyone.
Mr Farron argues that even people who want Theresa May back as Prime Minister should consider voting Lib Dem so the UK can have a strong opposition and local MPs who won't "just tug their forelock to the Conservative whips in Westminster".
He said that Faisal Saleh Hayat got injuries on his lip, forelock, while his right arm has also been fractured.
Notes: A pre-bid conference will be held at Brooker Creek Elementary School,3130 Forelock Rd.
I am not surprised that the suggestion that our children should be compelled to stand and sing it has come from "one of our would-be masters" who would have us back to the good old forelock tugging, bowing and scraping, "walk in the gutter, know your place" days.
The Jordanian actress unashamedly chopped off her locks in a French style of one side buzzed off and the other side with an elongated forelock.
Implied here is no attempt by research or sheer intellectual genius to grasp reality by its quantized forelock, no suggestion that man's mind is no more than a quantum mechanical automaton.
To tug the forelock, accept what we are given and, above all, not to rock the boat.