Greenhead

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Greenhead A state of greenness; verdancy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n greenhead Same as greenback, 3.
    • n greenhead Greenness; unripeness; immaturity; childishness.
    • n greenhead Any one of several species of American gadflies which have green heads, as the common greenhead, Tabanus costalis, and the gray-striped greenhead, Tabanus lineola.
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Usage

In literature:

Robert Nutter, of Greenhead, in Pendle.
"Discovery of Witches" by Thomas Potts
Not far away was Simon, a starling riding him to gobble the greenheads as they bit.
"The Plow-Woman" by Eleanor Gates
The chief open spaces are Greenhead and Beaumont parks, the last named presented to the town by Mr H. F. Beaumont in 1880.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 7" by Various
Robert Nutter, of Greenhead.
"Lancashire Folk-lore" by John Harland
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In news:

The warm sun on your face, the gentle sound of surf in your ears - and great swarms of overgrown, bloodthirsty greenhead flies sinking their razor-sharp teeth into your tender flesh.
Greenheads rear their fearsome green heads.
We emerged from layout blinds and knocked several plump greenheads from the flock .
Crates of lobsters floating along the Greenhead Lobster pier in Stonington, Me.
Crates of lobsters floating along the pier of Greenhead Lobster, a distributor in Stonington, Me.
I had heard tales of grizzled old waterfowlers burying themselves in snow -filled corn fields for a crack at late season greenheads.
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