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redhead

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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"'Why,' says he, 'here's another vacancy on the League of the Red-headed Men.
"'Have you never heard of the League of the Red-headed Men?' he asked with his eyes open.
He was himself red-headed, and he had a great sympathy for all red-headed men; so when he died it was found that he had left his enormous fortune in the hands of trustees, with instructions to apply the interest to the providing of easy berths to men whose hair is of that colour.
"'But,' said I, 'there would be millions of red-headed men who would apply.'
Fleet Street was choked with red-headed folk, and Pope's Court looked like a coster's orange barrow.
The red-headed man raised his body, shaded his eyes with his hand, and stared, long and coolly, at Mr.
'No, 'tain't.' Having uttered this brief reply, and apparently satisfied himself with another scrutiny, the red-headed man resumed his work.
'I'm sure ye did,' replied the red-headed man, with a grin which agitated his countenance from one auricular organ to the other.
Very solemnly the red-headed brats rose from the floor and formed a semicircle.
Very solemnly the red-headed brats rosc from the floor and formed a semicircle.
For these same Stewarts, and Maccolls, and Macrobs (that had two rents to pay, one to King George by stark force, and one to Ardshiel by natural kindness) offered him a better price than any Campbell in all broad Scotland; and far he sent seeking them -- as far as to the sides of Clyde and the cross of Edinburgh -- seeking, and fleeching, and begging them to come, where there was a Stewart to be starved and a red-headed hound of a Campbell to be pleasured!"
"Eighth Street Bridge is the place," said a red-headed fellow belonging to Cheese-Face's Gang.