towhead

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noun tow·head \ˈtō-ˌhed\

Definition of towhead

  1. 1 :  a head of hair resembling tow especially in being flaxen or tousled; also :  a person having such a head of hair

  2. 2 :  a low alluvial island or shoal in a river :  sandbar

towheaded

play \-ˌhe-dəd\ adjective

First Known Use of towhead

1829


TOWHEAD Defined for English Language Learners

towhead

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Definition of towhead for English Language Learners

  • : a person with very light blond hair


TOWHEAD Defined for Kids

towhead

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noun tow·head \ˈtō-ˌhed\

Definition of towhead for Students

  1. :  a person with very light blond hair

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