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Roundheads

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Puritans; so called because they wore their hair short, while the Royalists wore long hair covering their shoulders.

“And ere their butter ‘gan to coddle,

A bullet churnd iʹ thʹ Roundhead’s noddle.”


Men Miracles, p. 43 (1656).

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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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Round
Round (To)
Round Dealing
Round Numbers (In)
Round Peg
Round Robin
Round Sum
Round Table
Round as a Ball;
Roundabout (A)
Roundheads
Roundle
Rounfi
Rouse (A)
Rousing
Rout (A)
Routiers
Rove
Row (rhyme with now)
Rowdy (rhyme with cloudy)
Rowena

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