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widow's peak

noun
1.
a point formed in the hairline in the middle of the forehead.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50
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  • Pulled back, it accentuated a pretty widow's peak, a forehead as pale and smooth as paper.
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widow's peak

noun
1.
a V-shaped point in the hairline in the middle of the forehead
Word Origin
from the belief that it presaged early widowhood
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