Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having two heads or faces on one body, as the god Janus or a natural monstrosity.
- Directed by two heads or chiefs; existing under two coördinate authorities.
- From two- + headed. Compare twi-headed. (Wiktionary)
“Say what you will about Britney, she would never film a video that included shots of a two-headed, albumen-covered Baby Britney emerging from her own uterus while a voiceover discussed the mitosis of the universe.”
“Assume that a leader's posture is a two-headed hydra--one part not explicitly acknowledging in broad marketing the existence of a threat; the other taking positive, explicit, sometimes expensive steps to protect and grow your leadership position.”
“One veteran analyst on the Islamic Republic of Iran and on the struggle between the Mullahs and the Iranian "Nationalists" led by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said that there is today in Tehran "a two-headed eagle; and a two-headed eagle cannot fly".”
“In the Mütter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, a medical collection that displays the tallest skeleton in North America alongside a pickled two-headed baby and a 9ft-long human colon, is a nondescript plan chest.”
“On the first scan they were the size of a two-headed pumpkin.”
“On the follow-up they were smaller — a two-headed tomato.”
“Our Pegasus is a real horse, black with wings, and we added harpies, two-headed dogs and humans who evolve into Arabic genies.”
“If you haven't read AtWS yet -- dude, it has a sun-swallowing wolf and a giant telepathic steam-powered flying two-headed metal pony.”
“Under surrealism, price determination will be based on the toss of a two-headed cloud during the hours of 3:00am to eleventy-never, while money will be different kinds of soup, ranging from New England barbed wire to cream of enervation.”
“And a risqu é sculpture of a two-headed nude girl by Jake and Dinos Chapman sold to an Asian telephone bidder for £ 91,250, three times its high estimate.”
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