American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A head of white-blond hair resembling tow.
- n. A person with such hair.
- n. A sandbar or low-lying alluvial island in a river, especially one with a stand of trees.
- tow + -head (Wiktionary)
“The towhead was a rattling big distance off, away out there in the middle of the river, but I didn't lose no time; and when I struck the raft at last I was so fagged I would a just laid down to blow and gasp if I could afforded it.”
“The watchman shot out of the place again; Ealer seized the wheel, set an engine back with power, and held his breath while the boat reluctantly swung away from a 'towhead' which she was about to knock into the middle of the Gulf of Mexico!”
“The towhead was a rattling big distance off, away out there in the middle of the river, but I didn’t lose no time; and when I struck the raft at last I was so fagged I would a just laid down to blow and gasp if I could afforded it.”
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“His eyes are the spitting image of Jack's and, except for the fact he is a towhead, his resemblance to his famous great grandfather is striking.”
“The boy, Theo, was a tall lanky towhead one year older than Alice.”
“Noah was fishing off our porch with three boys on each side of him, his towhead as conspicuous as a single scoop of vanilla ice cream in a bowl of dark chocolate.”
“Oskar (Kare Hedebrant), the filmâs hero, is a frail twelve year-old towhead whose meek appearance masks ferocious anger.”
“It trashed our magnetic laser net, barbed wire is useless, napalm a treat, can't evade it, can't divert it, only this little boy can stop it; big blue eyes, mustard on his T-shirt, this adorable towhead with the discount dirt bike and the horny mom; only Jeffrey Joshua and his fuzzy teddy bear, Mr. Bundy, stands between us and galactic oblivion; can he ...?”
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