There are 2 definitions of brow in English:

brow1

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Pronunciation: /braʊ
 
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noun

  • 1A person’s forehead: he wiped his brow
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    • The flour from the bacon and egg muffin had evidently rubbed off on my hands, and had been transferred to my forehead every time I wiped my brow.
    • It wasn't a good kiss; she mashed her whole face against his straight on, jammed her nose into his, her forehead into his brow.
    • Her hair was windblown about her face, and deep creases were on her forehead, where her brow was puckered with anger.
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  • 2 (usually brows) An eyebrow: his brows lifted in surprise
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    • Groom your brows with an eyebrow brush or toothbrush in an upward and outwardly direction.
    • While brows are sprouting, make sure to fill them in with an eyebrow pencil or brow powder, advises beauty guru, Laura Mercier.
    • Her brows lifted in more light surprise then fell down back down in support.
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  • 3The summit of a hill or pass: the cottages were built on the brow of a hill
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    • After passing over the brow of a small hill leave the track and bear diagonally right across a field along a path indicated by a waymarker, this leads to a wooden footbridge on the far side of the large Field.
    • For no less than three miles this vast upland of hillocks and brows roll on, serried knolls which appear to stretch onwards into infinity.
    • Soon, Karae shifted position a second time, moving to lie on her stomach, facing the valley over the brow of the hill.
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Derivatives

browed

adjective
[in combination]: furrow-browed

Origin

Old English brū 'eyelash, eyebrow', of Germanic origin. Current senses arose in Middle English; compare with brae.

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There are 2 definitions of brow in English:

brow2

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Pronunciation: /braʊ
 
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noun

  • 1A gangway from a ship to the shore.
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    • It was one of the largest crowds seen at any recent ship's departure and two brows were needed to get the large crowd on and off the warship.
    • When the brow was secured, RADM Yang strode to the shore to be greeted by RADM Smith and the Chinese dignitaries.
    • It raced from the ship's side to the flight deck while the brows were secured.
  • 1.1A hinged part of a ferry or landing craft forming a landing platform.

Origin

mid 19th century: probably from Norwegian bru, from Old Norse brú 'bridge'.

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