Roundhead

noun
Round·head | \ˈrau̇nd-ˌhed \

Definition of Roundhead 

1 : a member of the parliamentary party in England at the time of Charles I and Oliver Cromwell

First Known Use of Roundhead

1641, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Roundhead

from the Puritans' cropping their hair short in contrast to the Cavaliers

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