poppyhead

noun
pop·​py·​head | \ ˈpä-pē-ˌhed How to pronounce poppyhead (audio) \

Definition of poppyhead

: a raised ornament often in the form of a finial generally used on the tops of the upright ends of seats in Gothic churches

First Known Use of poppyhead

1839, in the meaning defined above

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“Poppyhead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/poppyhead. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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