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The answer CONK has 82 possible clue(s) in existing crosswords.
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Definitions of conk in various dictionaries:
noun - informal term for the nose
verb - come to a stop
verb - hit, especially on the head
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|Go pffft, with 'out'|
|Stop running, with "out"|
|Knock on the noggin|
|Bop on the noggin|
|Hit on the head|
|Bop on the bean|
|Nail on the noggin|
|Slangy nose or head|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|(of a machine) break down.|
|to hit someone on the head:|
|to hit someone, usually on the head with a heavy object|
|hit, especially on the head|
|pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain|
|informal term for the nose|
|come to a stop|
|A hairstyle in which curly or kinky hair is straightened.|
The conk (derived from congolene, a hair straightener gel made from lye) was a hairstyle popular among African-American men from the 1920s to the 1960s. This hairstyle called for a man with naturally "kinky" hair to have it chemically straightened using a relaxer (sometimes the pure corrosive chemical lye), so that the newly straightened hair could be styled in specific ways. Often, the relaxer was made at home, by mixing lye, eggs, and potatoes, the applier having to wear gloves and the receiver's head having to be rinsed thoroughly after application to avoid chemical burns. |
* Conks were often styled as large pompadours although other men chose to simply slick their straightened hair back, allowing it to lie flat on their heads. Regardless of the styling, conks required a considerable amount of effort to maintain: a man often had to wear a do-rag of some sort at home, to absorb sweat or other agents to keep them from causing his hair to revert to its natural state prematurely. Also, th