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  • adj. silly; simple-minded; stupid

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Silly; simple-minded; stupid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Dull; simple-minded; silly; stupid.


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  • There are fishermen with haloed cat heads, sheep-headed urban farmers also with halos, a goat-headed flâneur with a parasol; it's a menagerie of cryptids catalogued by Charles Avery during an altermodern journey to a magical realist landscape.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • He was made to flout it and go his own sheep-headed way.

    The Torch and Other Tales

  • Now he went off and joined a circus, being engaged to lecture in front of the side show about the world's smallest midget, and Lulu the snake empress, and the sheep-headed twins from Ecuador.

    Ma Pettengill

  • The volume has as _Frontispiece_ a coloured plate, engraved upon copper, representing the supper of the sheep-headed Magistrates, described on pp. 64-66.

    A Bibliography of the writings in Prose and Verse of George Henry Borrow

  • The Devil, to whom the mayor confided the plan, highly approved of it; but Faustus murmured in the ear of Leviathan, "I command thee to play this rascal, who has prostituted his wife for ambition's sake, a thorough knavish trick; and to revenge me, at the same time, on all these sheep-headed magistrates, who so long forced me to pay my court to them."

    Faust's Leben, Thaten und Höllenfahrt. English

  • And I've got to tell 'em that this pink-eyed, sheep-headed, sulphur-footed, shirt-waisted son of a calico broncho, Sam Revell, hasn't got no tobacco on hand. "

    Heart of the West [Annotated]

  • "I guess if she sees you she'll think, you're sheep-headed.

    Old Caravan Days


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