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  • n. Plural form of towhead.


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  • She laughs with me and once in a while she talks about her brothers and sisters who as she puts it, such as herself, were little towheads as children.

    Amor y romanticismo 3

  • His character is a world-weary Las Vegas cab driver who reluctantly agrees to help the two towheads find their spaceship, which has been hidden in a top-secret mountain facility by the United States government.

    Dwayne Johnson profiled before Race to Witch Mountain | The Disney Blog

  • Ranged on either side of him stood five girls, the oldest a ripe teenager, the youngest identical towheads that made me think of the Bobbsey Twins from my earliest adventures in reading.

    Duma Key

  • Edwards's family, which includes two young towheads -- 6-year-old Emma Claire and 4-year old Jack -- produced a multigenerational tableau on announcement day near Pittsburgh that a top White House aide ruefully conceded was "good pictures."

    Warming Up Kerry

  • There is no mirror, no artwork and only two photographs, framed and on the dresser, one of the sun setting over the ocean and two boys on the beach, in swim trunks and smiling, both of them towheads.


  • Firekeeper had seen them, hardworking towheads dressed in matching smocks and sandals.

    Through Wolfs Eyes

  • But Gail, with never a chiding word, sprang to the table and began clearing away the soiled dishes, while Hope ran for clean plates; and in short order the seven little towheads were hovering around the platter of stewed rabbit and creamed potatoes, revelling in a feast such as they had never known before; nor did they stop eating until every scrap of food had vanished.

    At the Little Brown House

  • Night -- didn't run either 77 or 76 towheads -- 8-ft. bank on main shore Ozark chute.

    The Boys' Life of Mark Twain

  • "You'll be raisin 'little towheads right soon," he said through a cloud of smoke.

    The Fighting Edge

  • Then I changed foremen and Scott Humphrey, the new one, brought three towheads with him of an age to cause Homer the anguish of the damned, which they done on the first day they got here by playing that he was a horse and other wild animals, and trying to pull the rest of his hair out.

    Ma Pettengill


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