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forelock englannista suomeksi

  1. otsatukka

  1. otsatukka

  2. otsaharja

forelock englanniksi

  1. The part of a person's hairstyle which covers the forehead.

  2. 1674, (w), ''(w)'', Book IV, lines 300-303, https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Paradise_Lost_(1674)/Book_IV

  3. His fair large front and eye sublime declared / Absolute rule; and hyacinthine locks / Round from his parted forelock manly hung / Clustering, but not beneath his shoulders broad:
  4. 1734, ''Qur'an|The Koran: Commonly Called the Alkoran of Mohammed'', translated by (w), Sura 96, Congealed Blood, http://www.gutenberg.org/cache/epub/7440/pg7440-images.html

  5. Doth he not know that GOD seeth? / Assuredly. Verily, if he forbear not, we will drag him by the forelock, / the lying, sinful forelock. / And let him call his council to assistance: / we also will call the infernal guards to cast him into hell.
  6. 1896, Edward Housman|A. E. Housman, ''(w)'', XXXVIII, http://www.gutenberg.org/files/5720/5720-h/5720-h.htm

  7. Warm with the blood of lads I know / Comes east the sighing air. / / It fanned their temples, filled their lungs, / Scattered their forelocks free;
  8. 1978, (w), ''Nocturnes for the King of Naples'', New York: St. Martin's Press, Chapter VIII, p. 135,

  9. This little boy, still flicking his head to one side between sentences though the long blond forelock that once excused the tic had been cut (..)
  10. The part of a horse's (or similar animal's) mane that lies on its forehead.

  11. 1898, (w), in ''A Lear of the Steppes and Other Stories'', translated by (w), New York: Macmillan: 1898, p. 146, https://archive.org/details/learofsteppesoth00turgrich

  12. (..) the gates themselves slowly parted, there appeared a large horse's head, with a plaited forelock under a decorated yoke, and slowly there rolled into the road a small cart, like those driven by horse-dealers, and higglers.
  13. (quote-text)|title=(w)|chapter=5|url=http://www.gutenberg.net.au/ebooks01/0100011h.html|passage=Even Boxer was vaguely troubled. He set his ears back, shook his forelock several times, and tried hard to marshal his thoughts; but in the end he could not think of anything to say.

  14. A wedge pushed through a hole at the end of a bolt to hold it in place.

  15. To fix in place with a forelock (wedge)

  16. (quote-text)|title=(w)|chapter=14|url=http://www.gutenberg.org/files/4092/4092-h/4092-h.htm|passage=At one extremity each pair was firmly connected by a short, massive, iron link, of about two feet in length; and, at its opposite end, a large eye-bolt was driven into each stick, where it was securely forelocked.