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saphead

[sap-hed] /ˈsæpˌhɛd/
noun, Slang.
1.
a simpleton; fool.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; sap1 + head
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British Dictionary definitions for sap-heads

saphead1

/ˈsæpˌhɛd/
noun
1.
(slang) a simpleton, idiot, or fool
Derived Forms
sapheaded, adjective

saphead2

/ˈsæpˌhɛd/
noun
1.
(military) the end of a sap nearest to the enemy
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Slang definitions & phrases for sap-heads

saphead

noun

A stupid person; blockhead, sap: one young woman who just seems to be a saphead (1798+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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