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Subject: Do you mean TOWHEAD?
Author: Nanaea   (Authenticated as Nanaea)
Date: February 23, 2002 at 4:58:40 AM
Reply to: toehead by friesian
"Toehead" is a frequent misspelling of the correct word: "towhead", which is "a person -- usually a young person -- who has very blond hair, almost flaxen or pale yellow. 'Tow' has for centuries been used as a name for flax or hemp prepared for spinning."

Ref: *The Morris Dictionary of Word and Phrase Origins* by William and Mary Morris.

-- Nanaea

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