Usage examples for Earlock

  1. At once fringed garments were reintroduced throughout the Empire, and heads, though always shaven after the manner of Turks and the East, now became overgrown incommodiously with hair- even the Piyos, or earlock, hung again down the side of the face, and its absence served to mark off the Kofrim. – Dreamers of the Ghetto by I. Zangwill