more on _ginger_ = redhead

David Barnhart dbarnhart at HIGHLANDS.COM
Mon Aug 12 02:37:11 UTC 2013

NOT recorded in HDAS, Greene (1 vol. ed.), .

But see eOED (def. 4a) with reference to color, esp. of hair:

1889   E. Peacock Gloss. Words Manley & Corringham, Lincs. (ed. 2) ,
Ginger, a light red or yellow colour, applied to the hair.


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