His black hair sweeps back from the crest of his high forehead and laps at the nape of his neck; his lips are pursed.
From there, the pain shoots out toward my temple and down to the nape of my neck.
Oref—The homefront, although literally, the back of the neck, the nape.
His gray hair curls at the nape, but he is as graceful as he was in 1949, his timing as immaculate.
It should shade from the sun, and, if used in hunting, protect the nape of the neck from rain.
She could hear his light breathing, she could discern his profile, then the nape of his neck.
The nape and back of the head are black, but the forehead is marked by a large white spot.
Oliver caught him by the nape of his neck, spun him round, and flung him into the arms of Jasper.
She was still in her riding clothes, her 212 head bare with its ribbon half untied in the nape of her slender neck.
Pull the nape cord taut and tie it to neck-wire in roof of mouth.
"back of the neck," c.1300, of unknown origin, perhaps from Old French hanap "a goblet," in reference to the hollow at the base of the skull. "The entire absence of forms with initial k makes it difficult to connect the word with the apparently synonymous OFris (hals) knap [OED].
nape (nāp, nāp)
The back of the neck.