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1630, in the meaning defined above
perhaps from Dutch donder thunder + English head; akin to Old High German thonar thunder — more at thunder entry 1
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“Dunderhead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dunderhead. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.
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