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flinthead

[flint-hed] /ˈflɪntˌhɛd/
noun
1.
the wood stork, Mycteria americana.
Origin of flinthead
1790-1800
1790-1800, for an earlier sense; flint + head
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  • "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
  • flinthead led out a horse, mounted and rode down a lane, propping the gates open as he went.

    David Lannarck, Midget George S. Harney

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