scalp lock

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scalp lock (plural scalp locks)

  1. A long tuft of hair left on the crown of the head by the warriors of some Native American tribes.
    Synonym: scalping tuft

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for “scalp lock” in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)