Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of earlock.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It shows Eastern European Jews wearing the traditional caftans, beards, and earlocks.

    Bloodlust

  • He had a full beard and earlocks and dressed in an old black overcoat with a black velvet hat.

    Bloodlust

  • Meawhile, in the secular world of hipsterdom, people do not identify the like-minded by curly earlocks, secret codewords, or magical undergarments.

    Code of Living: Choose Your Faithway

  • Observant Jews often look like what the public views as “stereotypically” Jewish – the peyes (earlocks); black hat; yarmulke; tzitzits (strings hanging out of our pants); etcetera.

    Friday, Feb. 20 – The Bleat.

  • Why else would you see earlocks on a Catholic icon?

    Magically Delicious?

  • A crowd of people from Givat Shaul, with peyot (earlocks), most of them religious (Haredi), came into the village and started yelling “gazlanim” “rozchim”Oren(Quote)

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Only 6% of Jewish Israelis think Obama is Pro-Israel,

  • And now I don't care if she does wear her earlocks outside of her veil and load her hands with diamonds -- she's a dear --- and a darling.

    The Tin Soldier

  • For that matter, Yuchovitch never heard of any connection of the family, not even a doubtful cousin, who was not steeped to the earlocks in poverty.

    The Promised Land

  • Polotzk danced the night through, their earlocks dangling, the tails of their long coats flying in a pious ecstasy.

    The Promised Land

  • The most pious men in Polotzk danced the night through, their earlocks dangling, the tails of their long coats flying in a pious ecstasy.

    The Promised Land

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