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  • n. Plural form of lovelock.


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  • Only to vain unbelieving Cavaliers, worshipping not God but their own "lovelocks," frivolities, and formalities, living quite apart from contemplations of God, living

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 11

  • Then they changed that suit for another and, veiling her face in the luxuriance of her hair, loosed her lovelocks, so dark, so long that their darkness and length outvied the darkest nights, and she shot through all hearts with the magical shaft of her eye-babes.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Her fine forehead sloped gently up to where her hair, bordering it like an armorial shield, burst into lovelocks and waves and curlicues of ash blonde and gold.

    Tender is the Night

  • A handsome laughing young fellow beside him, with dark hair hanging in long crimped lovelocks, said, "Don't forget Mother's message."

    The Praise Singer

  • He came into my hall, his lovelocks sleeking his bare shoulders, his willow waist gold-belted.

    The Bull From The Sea

  • His strong black hair, too short and thick to hang in lovelocks, covered his neck like a curling mane.

    The King Must Die

  • Their lovelocks sleeked and combed bounced on their smooth shoulders, their arm-rings and necklaces caught the light; the girls 'young breasts, and the backs of their little loin-guards, jigged prettily in the dance.

    The King Must Die

  • He lay with his curled black lovelocks white with dust; his gaping mouth was scattered with flakes of plaster.

    The King Must Die

  • The stout priestess stitched in the sun; the seamen trimmed up the ship; the soldiers polished their black limbs with oil; and the Captain sat combing his long dark lovelocks, stripped to his codpiece, while the boy polished his gilded loin-guard and his helmet chased with lily flowers.

    The King Must Die

  • To the perfumed courtiers, with their laces and lovelocks and mincing ways, Maurice de Saxe came as a sort of knight of old -- jovial, daring, pleasure-loving.

    Famous Affinities of History — Volume 1


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