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Redhead   /rˈɛdhˌɛd/   Listen
Redhead

noun
1.
Someone who has red hair.  Synonyms: carrottop, red-header, redheader.
2.
North American diving duck with a grey-and-black body and reddish-brown head.  Synonym: Aythya americana.
3.
Black-and-white North American woodpecker having a red head and neck.  Synonyms: Melanerpes erythrocephalus, redheaded woodpecker.






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"Redhead" Quotes from Famous Books



... cavalry sometimes sallied out from the gates and made excursions as far as Wouw, a village three miles away, and took many prisoners. Among these were two commissaries of ordnance, who were intrusted to the safe keeping of the Deputy Provost Redhead. They were not strictly kept, and were allowed to converse with the provost's friends. One of these, William Grimeston, suspected that one of the commissaries, who pretended to be an Italian, was really an English deserter who had gone over with the traitor Stanley; ...
— By England's Aid or The Freeing of the Netherlands (1585-1604) • G.A. Henty

... viciousness!" shouted my aunt, passing close by our door, so that David could not help hearing her. "First he stole the watch, and then into the water with it, so that no one should have it. Yes, yes, redhead!" ...
— Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. XVII. No. 101. May, 1876. • Various

... plover, purple martin, house wren, pileated woodpecker, bald eagle, yellow-legs, great blue heron, Canada goose, redhead and ...
— Our Vanishing Wild Life - Its Extermination and Preservation • William T. Hornaday

... forehead creased. The dock had never been considered private property—at least not since the hotel was abandoned. He waited to see what the redhead wanted. ...
— Smugglers' Reef • John Blaine

... required more than automatic attention. Sitting behind the desk, her head just below the brass plaque, was a redhead. She was, Malone thought, positively beautiful. Of course, he could not see the lower two-thirds of her body, but if they were half as interesting as the upper third and the face and head, he was ...
— Supermind • Gordon Randall Garrett

... book would seem to suggest. Between Lancashire and Yorkshire there is always a suspicion of jealousy. It was intensified for the moment by these sombre pictures of 'this lawless, yet not unkindly population.' {17} A son-in-law of Mr. Redhead wrote to deny the account of that clergyman's association with Haworth. 'He gives another as true, in which I don't see any great difference.' Miss Martineau wrote sheet after sheet explanatory of her relations with Charlotte Bronte. 'Two separate householders in London ...
— Charlotte Bronte and Her Circle • Clement K. Shorter



Words linked to "Redhead" :   carrottop, individual, woodpecker, Melanerpes, Aythya americana, redheaded woodpecker, pecker, red-header, someone, mortal, person, genus Melanerpes, somebody, peckerwood, duck, Aythya, genus Aythya, soul



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