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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A projecting tuft of hair on the head that grows in a different direction from the rest of the hair and will not lie flat.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An unruly lock of hair that sticks straight up from the rear of the skull as if licked by a cow.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A tuft of hair turned up or awry (usually over the forehead), as if licked by a cow.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A tuft of hair which presents the appearance of hair that has been licked by a cow, as on herself or on a calf, out of its proper position and natural direction. Also called calf-lick.
  • n. plural The snowdrop-tree, Mohrodendron dipterum.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a tuft of hair that grows in a different direction from the rest of the hair and usually will not lie flat

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