Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The male widgeon, Mareca penelope; the yellowpoll.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The peddler used his scale to measure out a small heap of myrrh equal in weight to the goldenhead.

    Wildfire

  • I picked up a goldenhead and stared at it: a man in profile, with a humped nose and a beard.

    Wildfire

  • Mojave indicator species include spiny mendora (Mendora spinescens), desert senna (Cassia armata), Mojave dalea (Psorothamnus arborescens), and goldenhead (Acamptopappus shockleyi).

    Mojave desert

  • Her hand darted out from under the cloak to put a goldenhead in my palm—no doubt the same one I’d given her.

    Wildfire

  • King Voltur’s goldenhead depicted him with a heavy brow and a square beard in ringlets.

    Wildfire

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