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[fair-haird] /ˈfɛərˌhɛərd/
having light-colored hair.
fair-haired boy, Informal. a person, especially a young one, treated as a favorite or considered especially promising by a superior or the members of a group:
He's the fair-haired boy of the literary set.
Origin of fair-haired
1620-30; fair1 + hair + -ed3 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • She had blue eyes, brilliant complexion, and golden hair, and was every where known as the fair haired marquesa.

  • Almost hidden behind her was a fair haired youth, his hair parted in the middle, his dress the height of correctness and foppery.

    The Torrent Vicente Blasco Ibaez
  • “Shut up, Bev,” added the taller of the two boys, a fair haired lad of sixteen or seventeen.

    A Dixie School Girl Gabrielle E. Jackson
  • It was Mr. Piddie who first begun workin' up suspicions about Vincent, our fair haired super-office boy.

    Torchy and Vee Sewell Ford
  • But tell me, is the purty boy, the fair haired boy asleep, or what?

  • His soul was bitter; for he had built many dreams, and always this fair haired girl had ridden upon them.

    The Adventures of Kathlyn Harold MacGrath
  • Not far from me sits a beautiful young girl, fair haired and blue eyed, and of a peculiarly interesting and lady-like appearance.

  • The German heroine of this miniature Nibelungenlied was tall and slender, fair haired and fair faced.

  • It was white, and it had been promised to the fair haired girl to wear at the party.

    Dream Life and Real Life Olive Schreiner

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