Definition of Lovelock

1. n. A long lock of hair hanging prominently by itself; an earlock; -- worn by men of fashion in the reigns of Elizabeth and James I.



Definition of Lovelock

1. Noun. A lock of hair that hangs down and is worn apart from the hair that remains. ¹

2. Noun. A flowing lock of hair that is dressed apart from the hair that remains. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lovelock

1. a lock of hair hanging separately [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lovelock

loveless
lovelessly
lovelessness
lovelessnesses
lovelier
lovelies
loveliest
lovelight
lovelike
lovelily
loveliness
lovelinesses
loveling
lovelings
lovelock (current term)
lovelocks
lovelorn
lovelornness
lovelornnesses
lovely
lovely jubbly
lovemaker
lovemakers
lovemakings
lovemaps
lovemate
lovemobile

Literary usage of Lovelock

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1. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances by Charles Wareing Endell Bardsley (1901)
"The early lovelock was as familiar as the later chignon. A prominent lovelock would give the wearer the sobriquet. 4 Why should thy sweete love-locke hang ..."

2. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1898)
"... 1'he lovelock of Montrose," "Moans of the Heart-strings," Having corresponded with Miss ... lovelock ..."

3. Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial by Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (1876)
"lovelock v. Franklyn, 8 QB 371. The case of Ford v. Tiley, 6 B. & C. 325, cited in Heard v. Bowers, was an action on an agreement of the defendant that he ..."

4. The Delta of the St. Clair River by Leon Jacob Cole (1903)
"lovelock Deposit. (Loc. 25.) The Humboldt mountains form a range about the middle part of northwestern Nevada, 80 to 90 miles east of the California-Nevada ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law by Great Britain Bail Court (1872)
"... Esq. lovelock v. FRANKLIN. Feb. 9. (On motion for a new trial.) Reported, 8 QB 379. *The QUEEN v. The Churchwardens and Overseers of BANGOR. Feb. 10. ..."

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