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flinthead

[ flint-hed ]
/ ˈflɪntˌhɛd /
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noun

the wood stork, Mycteria americana.

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Origin of flinthead

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

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

    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
  • 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
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