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