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flinthead

[flint-hed]
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noun
  1. the wood stork, Mycteria americana.

Origin of flinthead

1790–1800, for an earlier sense; flint + head
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Examples from the Web for flinthead

Historical Examples

  • Flinthead led out a horse, mounted and rode down a lane, propping the gates open as he went.

    David Lannarck, Midget

    George S. Harney

  • On the morning of the roundup young Goff and Flinthead made a wide detour to appear at the easternmost side.

    David Lannarck, Midget

    George S. Harney

  • "Well, you and Mr. Potter and Mr. Flinthead just keep out of it," said Adine emphatically.

    David Lannarck, Midget

    George S. Harney

  • Woe to the unlucky fish or luckless rat upon whom a blow falls from the Flinthead's heavy beak!

    The Bird Study Book

    Thomas Gilbert Pearson