lovelock

noun
love·​lock | \ ˈləv-ˌläk How to pronounce lovelock (audio) \

Definition of lovelock

: a long lock of hair variously worn (as over the front of the shoulder) especially by men in the 17th and 18th centuries

First Known Use of lovelock

1592, in the meaning defined above

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