Head

Introduction

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The Head

  1. hair
  2. forehead
  3. eye
  4. cheek
  5. mouth
  6. nose
  7. ear
  8. dimple
  9. chin
  10. beard

hair or hairs

In English hair can be singular or plural. The plural and singular form with an article can refer to one or more individual hairs.

Example:
I found three grey hairs this morning.
Waiter there's a hair in my soup. No wait, there are two hairs.

When referring to hair in a more general sense for example, all of the hair on your head, body hair or animal hair, the singular form is used.

Example:
Robert died his hair black.
There is a lot of dog hair on the couch.
I brush my hair every morning.