combover

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combover

combover image from New Medical Terms

combover courtesy President-elect Trump

AESTHETIC MEDICINE  

noun A popular term for a long frond of hair that some bald men grow on one side of the scalp, and comb over to the other side to cover a chromed dome.

The typical CO is unconvincing and only deludes the person sporting it.

verb To comb a long frond of hair over a glistening pate

The US Patent and Trademark Office–God bless ‘em–awarded Frank J Smith (father) and Donald J Smith (son) patent US4022227A for their invention, Method of concealing partial baldness. 

Synonyms Comb-over, Hermes’ wing, wing of Hermes

Reference https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comb_over

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