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brow / brou/ • n. 1. a person's forehead: he wiped his brow. ∎  (usu. brows) an eyebrow: his brows lifted in surprise. 2. the summit of a hill or pass: the cottages were built on the brow of a hill. brow2 • n. a gangway from a ship to the shore. ∎  a hinged part of a ferry or landing craft forming a landing platform or ramp.

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brow †eyelash, eyelid; arch of hair above the eye OE.; projecting edge of a hill, etc. XV; forehead XVI. OE. brū :- Gmc. *brūs :- IE. *bhrūs, whence also Gr. ophrūs, Lith. bruvis, Skr. bhrûs.

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