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  • n. Plural form of sidelock.


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  • Arguably, in-lines go back as far as the sidelocks - just that in-lines continue to be modernized (like Clay's Savage, designed for smokeless propellants).

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  • We call sidelocks traditional but in-lines have been around for a couple of hundred years.

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  • (The docent claimed Clarke could not draft an ear properly, so he covered them with drooping sidelocks, something manifestly untrue when his other work is studied in detail.)

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  • The catch is that the only muzzleloaders allowed would be sidelocks (external hammers) loaded with patched round balls, using flintlock, rope or percussion cap for ignition.

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  • Both still had their beards, sidelocks, black hats.

    The Last Lion

  • So the story is full of barechested men wearing loinskirts and makeup, and perfumed women wheeling and dealing, and children with cute little sidelocks, all interacting in a sunbleached city full of incredible stone monuments along the green, green banks of a mighty river.

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  • On these days the bell jars the beards from their lawful inspections of splayed leather straps, sidelocks swinging; immediately, they avert their eyes.

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  • These poor qualities are sometimes attributed even by Jews to Jews: elevated German and Austrian Jews once wrinkled their nostrils at the matted sidelocks and large families of the poor Ostjuden who had come from the backwoods of Galicia and Silesia; and Ashkenazi-Se­phardic rivalry in Israel sometimes recalls and resembles this hostility.

    The 2,000-Year-Old Panic

  • He railed against “those Jews who do not remove the rust of the exile from themselves and refuse to shave their beard and sidelocks….”

    Crossing Mandelbaum Gate

  • Too stunned to resist, I allowed her to dress my hair, tying back the sidelocks with primrose ribbon, clucking over the unfeminine unbecomingness of my shoulder-length bob.

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