forehead

[fawr-id, for-; fawr-hed, for-]
noun
1.
the part of the face above the eyebrows; brow.
2.
the fore or front part of anything.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English forehe(v)ed, Old English forhēafod. See fore-, head

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forehead (ˈfɒrɪd, ˈfɔːˌhɛd)
 
n
the part of the face between the natural hairline and the eyes, formed skeletally by the frontal bone of the skull; browRelated: frontal
 
Related: frontal
 
[Old English forhēafod; related to Old Frisian forhāfd, Middle Low German vorhōved]

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forehead
O.E. forheafod, from for(e)- + heafod (see head).
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Medical Dictionary

forehead fore·head (fôr'ĭd, -hěd')
n.
The part of the face between the eyebrows, the normal hairline, and the temples. Also called brow.

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Forehead definition


The practice common among Oriental nations of colouring the forehead or impressing on it some distinctive mark as a sign of devotion to some deity is alluded to in Rev. 13:16, 17; 14:9; 17:5; 20:4. The "jewel on thy forehead" mentioned in Ezek. 16:12 (R.V., "a ring upon thy nose") was in all probability the "nose-ring" (Isa. 3:21). In Ezek. 3:7 the word "impudent" is rightly rendered in the Revised Version "an hard forehead." (See also ver. 8, 9.)

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Example sentences
Even allowing for the punctured forehead, his corpse looked old and tired.
Sometimes reading this blog makes me want to pound my forehead on my desk.
From his portrait, he had a high forehead and a curiously dashing little
  mustache.
He pressed the gun onto my forehead and the gun clicked.
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