Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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BLUFFLEHEADED, adj. “Having a large head, accompanied with the appearance of dullness of intellect” (Sc. 1808 Jam.).

[Cf. Eng. dial. buffle-head, a stupid fellow (E.D.D.), and Eng. bluff head, a bluff headland, hence a blockhead (N.E.D.).]

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"Bluffleheaded adj.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 15 Feb 2019 <>



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