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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: To bend the brow (0.00895 detik)
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English → English (gcide) Definition: To bend the brow Bend \Bend\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bended or Bent; p. pr. & vb. n. Bending.] [AS. bendan to bend, fr. bend a band, bond, fr. bindan to bind. See Bind, v. t., and cf. 3d & 4th Bend.] 1. To strain or move out of a straight line; to crook by straining; to make crooked; to curve; to make ready for use by drawing into a curve; as, to bend a bow; to bend the knee. [1913 Webster] 2. To turn toward some certain point; to direct; to incline. “Bend thine ear to supplication.” --Milton. [1913 Webster] Towards Coventry bend we our course. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Bending her eyes . . . upon her parent. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 3. To apply closely or with interest; to direct. [1913 Webster] To bend his mind to any public business. --Temple. [1913 Webster] But when to mischief mortals bend their will. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 4. To cause to yield; to render submissive; to subdue. “Except she bend her humor.” --Shak. [1913 Webster] 5. (Naut.) To fasten, as one rope to another, or as a sail to its yard or stay; or as a cable to the ring of an anchor. --Totten. [1913 Webster] To bend the brow, to knit the brow, as in deep thought or in anger; to scowl; to frown. --Camden. [1913 Webster] Syn: To lean; stoop; deflect; bow; yield. [1913 Webster] Brow \Brow\ (brou), n. [OE. browe, bruwe, AS. br[=u]; akin to AS. br[=ae]w, bre['a]w, eyelid, OFries. br[=e], D. braauw, Icel. br[=a], br[=u]n, OHG. pr[=a]wa, G. braue, OSlav. br[u^]v[i^], Russ. brove, Ir. brai, Ir. & Gael. abhra, Armor. abrant, Gr. 'ofry`s, Skr. bhr[=u]. Cf. Bray a bank, Bridge.] 1. The prominent ridge over the eye, with the hair that covers it, forming an arch above the orbit. [1913 Webster] And his arched brow, pulled o'er his eyes, With solemn proof proclaims him wise. --Churchill. [1913 Webster] 2. The hair that covers the brow (ridge over the eyes); the eyebrow. [1913 Webster] 'T is not your inky brows, your brack silk hair. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. The forehead; as, a feverish brow. [1913 Webster] Beads of sweat have stood upon thy brow. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. The general air of the countenance. [1913 Webster] To whom thus Satan with contemptuous brow. --Milton. [1913 Webster] He told them with a masterly brow. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 5. The edge or projecting upper part of a steep place; as, the brow of a precipice; the brow of a hill. [1913 Webster] To bend the brow, To knit the brows, to frown; to scowl. [1913 Webster]

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