Definition of Hairlock

1. a lock of hair [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hairlock

hairgrips
hairier
hairiest
hairily
hairiness
hairinesses
hairing
hairless
hairlessly
hairlessness
hairlessnesses
hairlike
hairline
hairline fracture
hairlines
hairlock (current term)
hairlocks
hairnet
hairnets
hairnetted
hairpiece
hairpieces
hairpin
hairpin bend
hairpin curve
hairpin loop
hairpin loops
hairpin turn
hairpins
hairpulling

Literary usage of Hairlock

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Tales from the Fjeld: A Second Series of Popular Tales, from the Norse of P by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen (1874)
"One single nanny-goat she had who was called hairlock and she never would come home in time for tea. " Peter and Paul both went out to get her home, ..."

2. Popular Tales and Fictions: Their Migrations and Transformations by William Alexander Clouston (1887)
"Boots sets out to fetch the nanny-goat home—sees her high up on a crag—calls to her to come home, but hairlock wouldn't. He tells his mother, who says, ..."

3. Index to Fairy Tales, Myths and Legends by Mary Huse Eastman (1915)
"(How they brought hairlock home.) See also Cat and the mouse; Grain of corn; How the mouse got into his hole; ..."

4. Traditional Ojibwa Religion and Its Historical Changes by Christopher Vecsey (1983)
"The myth also described the animating features of each living person, particularly when Nanabozho had to locate the heart, or hairlock, or toe of his ..."

5. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1897)
"Finally, I took a thick hairlock from a child's head and held it up to my sight, when a very large mass of strongly magnified intertwined tubes, ..."

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