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n. - A supporter of parliament and Oliver Cromwell during the English Civil War.

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  • "Madam," interrupted Landless with a curious smile upon his lips, "did you not know that I was, that I am, what you call a Roundhead?"
  • Roundhead is strong evidence of how the political dialectic is broken - it's like arguing with a 50's style Stalinist.
  • The word "Roundhead" was first used early in 1642, though whether it originated with Henrietta Maria or with
  • "Roundhead," as applied to herself; and broke forth in good earnest, when noting a smile that elongated her woman's lip, as she said, -- for more
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