from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See friarbird.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The friarbird.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The friar bird.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A blockhead.
- n. A meliphagine bird, Philemon or Tropidorhynchus corniculatus of Australia: so called from the bare, skinny head: also called monk and friar from the same circumstance, and four-o'clock from its cry; also pimlico.
I’ll have to check my sources but I think "leatherhead" is a Victorian medical term for excessive masturbation.
Flickr/Getty Images Contemporary football helmets may be little better than vintage "leatherhead" helmets.
SPORTS Helmet Headaches Contemporary football helmets may be little better than vintage "leatherhead" helmets at protecting athletes' brains from common severe impacts.
It's also the only small-town team left over from football's leatherhead era of the Duluth Eskimos and Pottsville Maroons.
But then an unpopular player gets hurt in a high-profile game and everyone's a leatherhead again.
She looked about his sanctuary, at his golf clubs in the corner, the picture above his fireplace of a 1920s leatherhead football team awaiting the snap, at his overflowing shelves.
Braying an ordinary fool in a mortar is an unpromising job; but an extraordinary official leatherhead, PLUS thin-skinned conscience, and religious scruples, requires the upper and nether mill stone.
Saw this in leatherhead in the uk and made me laugh talk about cut backs in the sport
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Yet for a leatherhead like myself, it feels like it.