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  • n. Plural form of elflock.


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  • She had greased and dirtied her shining hair to resemble the stringy grey elflocks of neglectful old age, and used herbal dyes to make her face hideous.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • Beneath a headband, the light brown hair was in elflocks.


  • Her own hair, uncovered, tossed in elflocks as the single brightness to see.

    The Stars Are Also Fire

  • The long hair that had hung in elflocks round scrawny childish shoulders looked like a crown, thus braided and coiled upon her head, and the greenish hazel eyes whose stare he had found disconcerting seven years ago now sparkled and glowed with pleasure at seeing him again, a very arresting flattery.

    The Heretic's Apprentice

  • Wind had torn away her myrtle circlet; black hair rippled across her shoulders, twisted untidily into elflocks.


  • His breath steamed around shoulder-length black elflocks.

    The Day of Their Return

  • Hortense was too sleepy to reply, and in the morning no one questioned her, for Uncle Jonah had a sorry tale to tell of the horses, who lay in their stalls too tired to move, their manes and tails in elflocks, and their flanks mud stained.

    The Cat in Grandfather's House

  • The hair also became of midnight blackness, and gummed up into elflocks of fantastic shape and effect.

    Andersonville — Volume 1

  • His clothes looked as if he’d flung them on in haste, and his uncombed auburn hair stuck out in elflocks.

    Earl of Durkness


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