cab|bage|head

cab|bage|head
cab|bage|head «KAB ihj HEHD», noun.
1. a head of cabbage.
2. Informal. a large, round head.
3. Informal, Figurative. a stupid person: »

We hear persons whose talents are rather of the solid than the brilliant order spoken of as “cabbageheads” (Nation).

[< cabbage1 + head]

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