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  • The name of a character in a children's book of the same name by Heinrich Hoffmann (1809-1894), used attrib. to designate a person with long, thick, and unkempt hair. Hence Struwwelpeterdom (of hair): the condition of being thick and untidy. Cf. synonymous shockheaded Peter.

    This is me on mornings after particularly tumbly sleeps.

    August 21, 2008