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greenhead

[green-hed] /ˈgrinˌhɛd/
noun
1.
a male mallard.
Origin of greenhead
1805-1815
1805-15; green + head
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  • We closely followed the line of the wall from Chollerford to greenhead, a distance of about fifteen miles.

    In Unfamiliar England Thomas Dowler Murphy
British Dictionary definitions for greenhead

greenhead

/ˈɡriːnˌhɛd/
noun
1.
a male mallard
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Word Origin and History for greenhead
n.

1580s, "young, untrained intellect," from green (adj.) + head (n.). As a type of biting fly, by 1837.

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