Definition of Short-headed

1. Adjective. Having a brachycephalic head.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Short-headed

short-circuited
short-circuiting
short-circuits
short-corner
short-cut
short-cuts
short-dated
short-day plant
short-eared owl
short-eared owls
short-fall
short-haired
short-handed
short-handled
short-headed (current term)
short-jointed
short-leaf pine
short-list
short-listed
short-listing
short-lists
short-lived
short-order
short-period
short-range
short-run
short-short stories
short-short story

Literary usage of Short-headed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Popular Science Monthly (1894)
"While, so far as our knowledge goes, the long-headed races antedated the short-headed, there is no evidence that the latter descended from the former. ..."

2. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1906)
"... man and the Guanche and other short-headed outliers in north-west Africa. That is why I have included the " Atlantic-Littoral " people in my ..."

3. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1892)
"He found many stone graves, which he ascribed to the "short headed" race. The greatest village site was just below the walle of Fort Ancient and occupied ..."

4. The Rise of Man by Claude Reignier Conder (1908)
"than the short-headed people, and in the Genista cave of Gibraltar, ... To the present day the prevailing type of central Europe is short-headed, ..."

5. Reading Character at Sight by Katherine Melvina Huntsinger Blackford (1918)
"Where the Short-Headed Cannot Work No short-headed man ever ought to be sent on the road as a salesman, and ordinarily short-headed people are not well ..."

6. Reading Character at Sight by Katherine Melvina Huntsinger Blackford (1918)
"Where the Short-Headed Cannot Work No short-headed man ever ought to be sent on the road as a salesman, and ordinarily short-headed people are not well ..."

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