white head

white head

Closed comedo, milium A blocked sebaceous gland covered by skin and characterized by a small cyst. Cf Blackhead.
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With a long overcoat on his his exceedingly stout, round-shouldered body, with uncovered white head and puffy face showing the white ball of the eye he had lost, Kutuzov walked with plunging, swaying gait into the crowd and stopped behind the priest.
said Monsieur Defarge, looking down at the white head that bent low over the shoemaking.
a back that rose high above Grandfather's white head.
Well, this old great-grandfather, with the white head and hump, runs all afoam into the pod, and goes to snapping furiously at my fast-line.
What shall be said to the old men when they ask us for scalps, and we have not a hair from a white head to give them
It was a white head, with big, awful ears and round, solemn eyes.
This gentleman's white head was unusually large, and his shock of white hair was unusually thick and ample.
Come on, little 'un," he said, turning the small woolly white head with a gentle brown hand.
The person who had provoked all those remarks and as much hesitation as though he had been some sort of wild beast astonished me on being admitted, first by the beauty of his white head of hair and then by his paternal aspect and the innocent simplicity of his manner.
Personally, he was little and wiry and slim--with a bright white head, and sparkling black eyes, and a wry twist of humor curling sharply at the corners of his lips.
Soon afterwards another white-headed little boy came straggling in, and after him a red-headed lad, and after him two more with white heads, and then one with a flaxen poll, and so on until the forms were occupied by a dozen boys or thereabouts, with heads of every colour but grey, and ranging in their ages from four years old to fourteen years or more; for the legs of the youngest were a long way from the floor when he sat upon the form, and the eldest was a heavy good-tempered foolish fellow, about half a head taller than the schoolmaster.
Heads are valuable on Malaita, especially white heads.