blockhead

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1549, block ‎(n.) +‎ head.

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blockhead ‎(plural blockheads)

  1. (colloquial) A stupid person.
    • 1764, Horace Walpole, The Castle of Otranto:
      So I think, blockheads, said Manfred: what is it has scared you thus?

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