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Language: Old English
Origin: bru

brow

noun
     
Related topics: Human
brow [countable]
1HBH literary the part of your face above your eyes and below your hair [= forehead]
mop/wipe your brow (=dry your brow with your hand or a cloth because you are hot or nervous)
your brow furrows/creases/wrinkles (=lines appear on your brow because you are thinking or are worried)
His brow furrowed. 'I don't understand,' he said.
2HBH an eyebrow
3

the brow of a hill

the top part of a slope or hill

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