Thesaurus / blockhead
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It is in vain to attempt to turn a very rich blockhead into ridicule, for the laughers will be on his side.
A great lord says of214 your friend Timagenes that he is a blockhead, but he makes a mistake.
I do not require you to reply that Timagenes is a clever man, but only dare think he is not a blockhead.
But you are a blockhead, and it is tiresome to have to do with you.
Sometimes the teacher lost patience with him, and generally concluded: "Go back to your place, you are a blockhead."
THE PRECIPICEIVAN GONCHAROV
She rushed past her, hurried down stairs, and called out, "Bid my blockhead bring my unicorn."
TALES AND NOVELS, VOLUME 3 (OF 10)MARIA EDGEWORTH
He said I was not only a wild Welshman and a blockhead, but what is more deadly still, I was a gorilla and an assassin.
THE IRON PUDDLERJAMES J. DAVIS
But how hard to make a man appear a fool, a blockhead, or a knave, without using any of those opprobrious terms!
He began to be of Jem's opinion, that he had shown himself a blockhead, and resolved to act differently in future.
WATCH--WORK--WAITSARAH A. MYERS
It sometimes begins middle or final syllables in words compounded, as blockhead; or derived from the Latin, as comprehend.
A GRAMMAR OF THE ENGLISH TONGUESAMUEL JOHNSON
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