from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having shaggy hair; shock-headed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
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I asked the news, the rug-headed kerne shot me with the dismal tidings that Malcolm Macleod and Creagh, rowing to Skyes for a conference with
Presently rug-headed Hamish Gorm entered, a splash of mud from brogues to bonnet.
803: We must supplant those rough rug-headed Kernes,