from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The superciliary ridge over the eyes.
- n. The eyebrow.
- n. The forehead.
- n. A facial expression; countenance: "Speak you this with a sad brow?” ( Shakespeare).
- n. The projecting upper edge of a steep place: the brow of a hill.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The ridge over the eyes; the eyebrow (Wikipedia).
- n. The first tine of an antler's beam.
- n. The forehead (Wikipedia).
- n. The projecting upper edge of a steep place such as a hill.
- n. The gangway from ship to shore when a ship is lying alongside a quay.
- n. The hinged part of a landing craft or ferry which is lowered to form a landing platform; a ramp.
- v. To bound or limit; to be at, or form, the edge of.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The prominent ridge over the eye, with the hair that covers it, forming an arch above the orbit.
- n. The hair that covers the brow (ridge over the eyes); the eyebrow.
- n. The forehead.
- n. The general air of the countenance.
- n. The edge or projecting upper part of a steep place.
- transitive v. To bound to limit; to be at, or form, the edge of.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To form a brow or elevated border to.
- n. The prominent ridge over the eye, forming an arch above the orbit.
- n. The arch of hair over the eye; the eyebrow.
- n. The forehead.
- n. The general expression of the countenance.
- n. In entomology, that part of an insect's head which lies between the clypeus and the vertex, generally just above the antennæ.
- n. The edge of a steep place; the upper portion of a slope: as, “the brow of the hill,” Luke iv. 29.
- n. In England, a fringe of coppice adjoining the hedge of a field.
- n. In coal-mining, an underground roadway leading to a working-place, driven either to the rise or to the dip.
- n. Nautical, an old name for an inclined plane of planks from the shore or the ground to a ship, to facilitate entry and exit. In this sense also spelled brough.
- n. In a saw-mill, an incline up which logs are drawn to be sawed.
- n. View; opinion: in the phrases an ill brow, an unfavorable opinion; nae brow, no good opinion.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the part of the face above the eyes
- n. the arch of hair above each eye
- n. the peak of a hill
Bucks normally have two matching protrusions of antlers that rise several inches in the middle of their racks almost over their eye brows, hence the term brow tines.
Now I'm just a refugee from over at the Gun Nut blog so my brow is a little more pronounced and I can't comprehend polysyllabic words nearly as well as the average water frother, but let me kinda turn the question around: when do you think someone's going to bring their bass tackle to the streamside and put a micropterus salmoides-sized butt-whippin 'on some fly anglers?
I am now back at my college weight, my brow is back, and I'm more productive at work.
"The part that covers his nose and his brow is what we call an appliance."
The part that covers his nose and his brow is what we call an appliance.
I assume loyal water-carriers like Bill Kristol will push pretty much any rumor to the mouth breathers like crystal meth, while the Russerts of the world must decide whether their furrowed brow is a reaction to the mouth breathers or the allegations themselves.
And I've read that a thicker, less styled brow is in style for this fall, so yay.
The poem is timed, and at the end of three minutes, the poet is notified – sometimes discreetly (an arced brow from the host), sometimes blatantly (an air horn).
On January 7th 2010, michelle wrote: rihanna you should go back to the past and chris brow is a nice boy you know i think but you take him back … like your very pretty
The other balloon pops and my daughter's furrowed brow is priceless, as if to say Oh. Well.