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She, her unicorn, and her blockhead, were out of sight in a few minutes.

It was that he was a blockhead, and had no idea of the absurdity that he was committing.

Yes, it's for that;—I remember he said you call'd him a blockhead.

Simply because a man lives in the country it does not follow that he is a blockhead.

God grant that you may not be the only man that doesn't think me a blockhead!

"But this man is a blockhead," said Croustillac, contemptuously.

It might as well stand at Charing Cross; the blockhead that it is!

Why do you tell that blockhead the same thing twenty times over?

"You are a blockhead,—you have no management," replied the first voice.

The Stagirite (who knew the difference) called him a blockhead.

WORD ORIGIN

also block-head, "stupid person," 1540s (implied in blockheaded), from block (n.) + head (n.); probably originally an image of the head-shaped oaken block used by hat-makers, though the insulting sense is the older one.

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