scalp lock

noun

Definition of scalp lock

: a long tuft of hair on the crown of the otherwise shaved head especially of a warrior of some American Indian tribes

First Known Use of scalp lock

1826, in the meaning defined above

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“Scalp lock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scalp%20lock. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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