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noun: A person with long, thick, disheveled hair.
From Struwwelpeter, the title character of the 1845 children’s book Der Struwwelpeter (Shockheaded Peter) by Heinrich Hoffman. Earliest documented use: 1909.
“Einstein ... presented as a Struwwelpeter character, smiling from an aureole of almost electrified hair.”
Ronald Clark; Einstein: The Life and Times; Bloomsbury; 2011.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:My country, right or wrong; if right, to be kept right; and if wrong, to be set right. -Carl Schurz, revolutionary, statesman, and reformer (1829-1906)