Carrot-top



a person who has red hair.
Historical Examples

She glanced up at my own carrot-top, and then averted her gaze.
Astounding Stories of Super-Science September 1930 Various

Who’d have thought Sam Lacey’s carrot-top could be made over into that?
The Opened Shutters Clara Louise Burnham

noun

A redhead (1880s+)

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