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Dimples are small natural indentations in the flesh on a part of the human body, especially in the cheek or on the chin. In some societies, they are considered an attractive feature.
- Then did she lift her hands unto his chin,
And praised the pretty dimpling of his skin.
- Francis Beaumont, Salmacis and Hermaphroditus, line 661; reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922), p. 194.
- In each cheek appears a pretty dimple;
Love made those hollows; if himself were slain,
He might be buried in a tomb so simple;
Foreknowing well, if there he came to lie,
Why, there Love lived and there he could not die.