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The meaning of "eyebrow raising"

" Eyebrow raising "
Something that creates shock or surprise.
Everyone expected Brokeback Mountain to get the Oscar. When the announcement said Crash had won it was truly eyebrow raising.
Where did it originate?:
USA and Britain, early 20th century.
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