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[flint-hed] /ˈflɪntˌhɛd/
the wood stork, Mycteria americana.
Origin of flinthead
1790-1800, for an earlier sense; flint + head Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • 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

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