What does brow mean?

brow meaning in General Dictionary

To bound to limit to-be at or form the side of

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  • The prominent ridge within the attention because of the tresses that addresses it creating an arch over the orbit
  • the area of the face over the eyes
  • the peak of a hill
  • the arch of hair above each eye
  • The prominent ridge within the attention, with the locks that covers it, developing an arch above the orbit.
  • hair that addresses the eyebrow (ridge within the eyes); the eyebrow.
  • The forehead; because, a feverish eyebrow.
  • The general atmosphere associated with countenance.
  • The advantage or projecting upper section of a steep spot; as, the eyebrow of a precipice; the brow of a hill.
  • To bound to restrict; becoming at, or kind, the side of.

brow meaning in Etymology Dictionary

very early 14c., browes, brues "brow, forehead, eyebrow," earlier brouwes (c.1300), bruwen (c.1200), from Old English bru, probably originally "eyebrow," but stretched to "eyelash," then "eyelid" by relationship for the hair associated with eyebrow because of the locks of this eyelid, the eyebrows then becoming Old English oferbrua "overbrows" (early center English uvere breyhes or briges aboue


brow meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The prominent ridge across attention, with the locks that covers it, developing an arch above the orbit.

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  • (letter.) The hair that addresses the brow (ridge throughout the eyes); the eyebrow.
  • (letter.) The forehead; since, a feverish brow.
  • (n.) The overall atmosphere of this countenance.
  • (letter.) The edge or projecting top element of a steep destination; as, the eyebrow of a precipice; the eyebrow of a hill.
  • (v. t.) To bound to limit; is at, or kind, the edge of.

Sentence Examples with the word brow

All this while Tashtego, Daggoo, and Queequeg had looked on with even more intense interest and surprise than the rest, and at the mention of the wrinkled brow and crooked jaw they had started as if each was separately touched by some specific recollection.

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