Posted by Bruce Kahl on November 30, 1999
In Reply to: Cowlick or cowslick posted by Aaron Price on November 30, 1999
: I have hair collocks(spelling?) and someone from the South called it a Cowslick. Is this where the word came from?
Cowlick \Cow"lick`\ (-l?k`), n.
A tuft of hair turned up or awry (usually over the forehead),
as if licked by a cow.
Main Entry: cowlick
: a lock or tuft of hair growing in a different direction from the rest of the hair