red heads

redhead

[red-hed]
noun
1.
a person having red hair.
2.
an American diving duck, Aythya americana, the male of which has a bright chestnut-red head.

Origin:
1655–65; red1 + head

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redhead (ˈrɛdˌhɛd)
 
n
1.  a person with red hair
2.  a diving duck, Aythya americana, of North America, the male of which has a grey-and-black body and a reddish-brown head

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redhead
1256, from red (1) + head (q.v.)
"The Carrot pate be sure you hate, for she'l be true to no man" [ballad, c.1680]
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