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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His cold white head mingled with her radiant hair, which warmed and lighted it as though it were the light of Freedom shining on him.
a back that rose high above Grandfather's white head. This back was curiously carved in open work, so as to represent flowers, and foliage, and other devices, which the children had often gazed at, but could never understand what they meant.
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.
From out the hill-side spouted fountains in thick streams of water, so that there was a continual splashing; and close beside them sat an old king with a golden crown upon his white head: that was King Hroar, near the fountains, close to the town of Roeskilde, as it is now called.
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.
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.
Heads are valuable on Malaita, especially white heads. They have the place of honor in the canoe houses of the salt-water natives.