King Charles's head

noun
\ -ˈchärlz(ə̇z)- \

Definition of King Charles's head

: obsession sense 3 that King Charles's head of modern America, the menace of CommunismTimes Literary Supplement

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History and Etymology for King Charles's head

after Charles I †1649 king of England, who was beheaded; from the habit of Mr. Dick, character in David Copperfield, novel by Charles Dickens †1870 English novelist, of introducing the subject of King Charles's head into all discussions

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“King Charles's head.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/King%20Charles%27s%20head. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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