Definition of Elflock

1. n. Hair matted, or twisted into a knot, as if by elves.



Definition of Elflock

1. Noun. (rare) A lock of hair that is tangled. ¹

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Definition of Elflock

1. a lock of tangled hair [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elflock

elfin saddle
elfin safety
elfin wood
elfin woods
elfing
elfins
elfinwood
elfinwoods
elfish
elfishly
elfishness
elfkin
elfland
elflands
elflike
elflock (current term)
elflocks
elfs
elhi
eliad
eliads
eliasite
eliasites
eliche
elicit
elicitate
elicitated
elicitates
elicitating
elicitation

Literary usage of Elflock

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1. King Lear by William Shakespeare (1860)
"Edg. This is the foul fiend Flibbertigibbet; he begins at curfew, and walks till the first cock ; (5) he gives the web and the pin ; knits the elflock ..."

2. A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...by John Walker by John Walker (1810)
"... a exaltation, height Eleven, è-lèv'vn.a.ten and one Elf, tlf. s./t/ural Elves ; fairy, devil elflock, elf'lók. s. hair twisted by elves Elicit, ..."

3. The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the by Inchbald (1808)
"Edg. This is the foul Flibbertigibbet; he begins at curfew, and walks till the first cock; he gives the web, and the pin ; knits the elflock ; squints the ..."

4. Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical & Critical. Printed by Thomas Dolby, George Damiel, D. G., G. D., John Cumberland (1826)
"... and the pin ; knits the elflock ¡.-squints the eye', und makes the hair-lip ; mildews the white wheat, anil hurts the poor creatures of the earth. ..."

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