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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A blockhead; a dunce.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Blockhead; dunce; -- so called because the handle of a cittern usually ended with a carved head.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An empty-headed person.

Etymologies

So called because the handle of a cittern usually ended with a carved head. (Wiktionary)

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