Definition of Redhead

1. Noun. Someone who has red hair.

Exact synonyms: Carrottop, Red-header, Redheader
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul

2. Noun. North American diving duck with a grey-and-black body and reddish-brown head.
Exact synonyms: Aythya Americana
Generic synonyms: Duck
Group relationships: Aythya, Genus Aythya

3. Noun. Black-and-white North American woodpecker having a red head and neck.

Definition of Redhead

1. n. A person having red hair.

Definition of Redhead

1. Noun. A person with red hair. ¹

2. Noun. A North American duck (''Aythya americana''), highly esteemed as a game bird. ¹

3. Noun. The red-headed woodpecker. ¹

4. Noun. A kind of milkweed (''Asclepias curassavica'') with red flowers, formerly used in medicine. ¹

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Definition of Redhead

1. a person with red hair [n -S]

Medical Definition of Redhead

1. 1. A person having red hair. 2. An American duck (Aythya Americana) highly esteemed as a game bird. It is closely allied to the canvasback, but is smaller and its head brighter red. Called also red-headed duck. American poachard, grayback, and fall duck. The red-headed woodpecker. See Woodpecker. 3. A kind of milkweed (Asclepias Curassavica) with red flowers. It is used in medicine. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Redhead

redeye flight
redfin pickerel
redhead (current term)
redheaded Eskimo
redheaded woodpecker
redhorse sucker

Literary usage of Redhead

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lincolnshire Pedigrees by A R (Arthur Roland) Maddison, Arthur Staunton Larken (1904)
"redhead. redhead. Alary, dau. of Anthony=Robert redhead of^=Elizabeth,dau. ... I head. Redman. 2nd wife. John Wheatley | of London. Reginald redhead= ..."

2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1898)
"The redhead (Avf/iYn americanu) in post-nuptial Plumage in Autumn. — On November io, 1896, I received from Walter I. Jackson of Havre-de- Grace, ..."

3. A History of the Game Birds, Wild-fowl and Shore Birds of Massachusetts and by Edward Howe Forbush, Willey Ingraham Beecroft, Herbert Keightley Job, Massachusetts State Board of Agriculture (1912)
"The female redhead may be distinguished from female Canvas-back by the shape of head and bill, which resemble those of the male redhead; she resembles a ..."

4. Recreation by George O. Shields, American Canoe Association, League of American Sportsmen (1902)
"The redhead has a wide distribution, being found throughout the continent from Atlantic to Pacific. Unlike its congeners, it is not found in the far North, ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"... Rufus (redhead) and Stigand Soror. In the Domesday Survey they were becoming more common : as Alwin ..."

6. Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High William Cobbett, David Jardine by William Cobbett, David Jardine (1818)
"Proceedings 011 the Trial of HENRY redhead, otherwise HENRY YORKE, Gentleman, ... J king, upon their oath present, that Henry redhead, late of Sheffield, ..."

7. A Digest of the Laws of England by John Comyns, Anthony Hammond (1822)
"Intention. were owned by a Ru^ian subject, and were navigated under the Ros- •ian flag. redhead and another v. Cater, 4 Campbell, 18S, ..."

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