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Meaning of “brow” in the English Dictionary

"brow" in British English

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brownoun

uk   us   /braʊ/
  • brow noun (FACE)

[C usually singular] literary the forehead (= ​part of the ​face above the ​eyes): She wrinkled her brow as she ​thought. He ​paused at the ​top of the ​hill and mopped his brow (= ​rubbed the ​sweat away).
  • brow noun (HILL)

[S] the ​toppart of a ​hill or the ​edge of something high such as a cliff or ​rock: the brow of thehill
(Definition of brow from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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brownoun [C]

 us   /brɑʊ/
the ​forehead (= the ​face above the ​eyes): He ​wiped the ​sweat from his brow. A brow is also an ​eyebrow.
(Definition of brow from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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