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towhead

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n towhead a person with light blond hair
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Usage

In literature:

As soon as I got started I took out after the raft, hot and heavy, right down the towhead.
"Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
On this up trip I saw a little towhead (infant island) half a mile long, which had been formed during the past nineteen years.
"Life On The Mississippi, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
If it had been the Towheads I could have understood.
"Soldiers Three, Part II." by Rudyard Kipling
If it had been the Towheads I could have understood.
"Under the Deodars" by Rudyard Kipling
As soon as I got started I took out after the raft, hot and heavy, right down the towhead.
"Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Part 3" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
We laid up for the day on a towhead tolerable close to the left-hand bank.
"Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Part 4" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
On this up trip I saw a little towhead (infant island) half a mile long, which had been formed during the past nineteen years.
"Life On The Mississippi, Part 9." by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
He was tall and towheaded.
"This Crowded Earth" by Robert Bloch
Meantime his long-legged, towheaded son had come from within and stood gaping behind his father.
"The Girl and The Bill" by Bannister Merwin
Minnie nodded her towhead toward a weather-beaten house of two rooms across the street.
"The Little Colonel's Christmas Vacation" by Annie Fellows Johnston
Born somewhere in the immensity of Whitechapel, towheaded, round-faced.
"The Bill-Toppers" by Andre Castaigne
The kids call me Towhead.
"Divided Skates" by Evelyn Raymond
It tells of the nearness of a bank, or towhead, or even of a steamboat.
"The River Prophet" by Raymond S. Spears
Though you be such a little mite of a towhead, you've got the grit, you've got the grit, Melindy Griffis.
"The Backwoodsmen" by Charles G. D. Roberts
The fellow was pale of eye, towheaded; he appeared to be good natured but of little intelligence.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, November, 1930" by Various
He was a freckle-faced towhead, with a grin wider than the Choptank River.
"The Flying Stingaree" by Harold Leland Goodwin
Why, Towhead, you're too big for such things.
"Two Little Women" by Carolyn Wells
And now you're a towhead again.
"A Feast of Demons" by William Morrison
A towhead is a sand-bar that has cottonwoods on it as thick as harrow-teeth.
"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain
Nan was very fond of children and this little towheaded child interested her.
"Nan Sherwood at Lakeview Hall" by Annie Roe Carr
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In news:

The dulcet thump of the karaoke track to Corey Hart's "Sunglasses at Night" wafted over a recent downtown-loft party, as a stick-thin, towheaded, turtlenecked Teuton dreamt of a white Christmas.
Angelic little towhead or part of an unsettling group mind.
Mary Hall is no longer a towhead.
In the endearing " Charley 's First Night," by Amy Hest ("When Jessie Came Across the Sea"), it is not Henry, a towheaded young boy, who grows lonesome and fearful in the dark, but his tawny-colored new puppy, Charley .
An ambitious kid who's towheaded like his mom, John skirts the far reaches of the yard.
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