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https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Towhead

2. tow headunknown. A person with very light (almost white) blond hair, "tow" being flax or hemp fibers. ... "The tow head is an illusive creature, a minority.".

https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=toe%20head

a person with really REALLY blonde hair.

https://www.grammarphobia.com/blog/2014/01/towhead.html

Jan 3, 2014 ... Since flax is light in color, blond people (especially children) are sometimes ... As for “towhead” (also spelled “tow head” or “tow-head”) and ...

https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/towhead

EnglishEdit. EtymologyEdit · tow +‎ -head. NounEdit. towhead (plural towheads). A blond person whose very pale, almost white hair resembles tow. An alluvial ...

https://kwmr.org/post/9013

May 3, 2019 ... When I was a very small child, and up to about the age of ten, I had very light blonde hair. They call kids with hair like that “toe headed” or “tow ...

https://www.funtrivia.com/askft/Question69315.html

You're thinking of 'towhead', and the origin goes back a ways to Old English in reference to cloth fibers, flax and such that were (are) blonde in ...

https://www.phrases.org.uk/bulletin_board/5/messages/817.html

Jul 21, 2000 ... 'Tow-headed' is having tousled blond hair. This dates back to the 19th century and the OED has this entry: 1850 S. Judd " Bronze-faced and tow- ...

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/towhead

Towhead definition is - a head of hair resembling tow especially in being flaxen or tousled; ... US, informal + old-fashioned : a person with very light blond hair.

https://www.dictionary.com/browse/towhead

Towhead definition, a head of very light blond, almost white hair. See more. ... Origin of towhead. An Americanism dating back to 1820–30; tow + head ...

https://word-ancestry.livejournal.com/65411.html

Sep 17, 2008 ... ... towhead is a colloquial name for a person - especially a child - with light blond hair. This is derived from the process of tow -spinning in which ...