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  • adj. having a large head


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  • He is a tall, large-headed man in his thirties with a big brown beard and he is wearing a blue blazer over a white turtleneck and pressed jeans.

    Guys and Dolls need to use protection

  • In such fashion, stabbing Van Horn to the heart because of his inability to convey his kindness to her across the abyss of the ages that separated them, she slunk away to the companionway and crawled down it feet-first like some enormous, large-headed worm.


  • In Britain we have no tradition of shooting large-headed ruminants insert your own just-as-well-for-Dr-David‑Starkey joke here yet sport still finds a way to deliver unpleasant little hints that we are heading inexorably towards the door marked "Death".

    When a sportsman's elk-hunting days are over | Harry Pearson

  • Cindy Brown and the gardeners at Green Spring Gardens in Northern Virginia are growing a broccoli named Imperial, a large-headed variety, and Nutri-bud, with smaller heads but considered highly nutritious.

    Groundwork: Going for broccoli

  • With it went the Tarim tiger, the large-headed fish, huge numbers of Bactrian camels, and a greenbelt of poplar forests.21 With the tree barrier gone, the Taklamakan and Kum Tagh deserts joined up, forcing bingtuan units to abandon their barracks and fields.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • She sat opposite: he was a large-headed, red-faced beefy man, ten years older, from an old family that was by reputation third-generation Agency.

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  • On Mars the men are tall, large-headed and emotionless.

    The First Space Opera

  • For another large-headed allium, I grow A. christophii — more compact than A. schubertii.

    May Bloom Day 2009 « Fairegarden

  • The history lesson begins on Aug. 11, 1991, with the premiere of the first three Nicktoons: gross-out cat-and-dog pair "Ren & Stimpy"; sensitive and caring "Doug"; and the wise, large-headed baby "Rugrats."


  • Generally, however, Moslems prefer the old classical, the Tribulum of Virgil and Varro, a slipper-shaped sled of wood garnished on the sole with large-headed iron nails, or sharp fragments of flint or basalt.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night


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