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Blockhead

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A stupid person; one without brains. The allusion is to a wig-maker’s dummy or tête à perruque, on which he fits his wigs.

“Your wit will not so soon out as another man’s will, ʹtis strongly wedged up in a block-head”—Shakespeare Coriolanus, ii. 3.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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