Etymology
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towhead (n.)

also tow-head, in reference to tousled blond hair, 1830, from tow (n.1) + head (n.). Related: Towheaded.

updated on February 12, 2014

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Definitions of towhead from WordNet

towhead (n.)
a person with light blond hair;
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