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Jan 3, 2014 ... Q: I just caught the tail end of Pat's comments on WNYC about the term “towhead. ” I was at a colonial mill in Tarrytown, NY, when the docent ...

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Tow-headed, along with fair(-haired) and flaxen-haired, is a tradional way in the ... lightly-colored hair, having come from its old Germanic roots (which are quite rare). ... This meaning of tow comes from Middle Low German touw (which means  ...

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This led to the term "towheads" to describe people, particularly children, whose hair resembled ... "playing football with my toehead is no problem claimed rob".

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Towhead definition is - a head of hair resembling tow especially in being ... from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'towhead.

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Tow Head. Posted by Gary Martin on July 21, 2000. In Reply to: Meaning of "toe head" posted by Rick Lemansky on July 21, 2000. : Can someone tell me why ...

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We generally refer to a blond youngster as a towhead Where does this term come from - trivia question /questions answer / answers.

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Etymology[edit]. tow + -head.

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[ to -hed, tō -hĕd] -First appearing in 1830, towhead is a colloquial name for a person ... Tow is a noun meaning 'coarse, broken fibers of hemp, flax, etc...' and has ...

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It's 'tow head' - 'tow' being derived from an older German word for flax or straw. Essentially it means having hair the color of straw (light yellow) ...

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Towhead definition, a head of very light blond, almost white hair. See more. ... EXAMPLES | WORD ORIGIN ... Turn the page, and there, in fresh ginghams, would be mom, baking pies with one hand while patting her towhead with the other.