Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An honest person; a non-criminal.
  • n. A foreigner of Germanic origin, especially a Scandinavian person.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Originally, a free emigrant; now, a German or a Scandinavian.

Etymologies

From square +‎ head. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The big 'squarehead' is always ramming it down Burke's throat how he brought his barque out from

    Great Sea Stories

  • Obama-mania notwithstanding, what about the odds of ever electing a "squarehead" President?

    Crosscut

  • I'm still trying to figure out the term 'squarehead': D

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  • No I haven't but I've heard the term 'squarehead' before.

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  • t 'let that ould' squarehead 'have it all his own way!

    Great Sea Stories

  • Brushaway (UID#430) on December 6th, 2009 at 6: 13 pm spongelungs squarehead. smoke is pretty.

    Spark | My[confined]Space

  • "Though just the same I'd like most to death to have just one go at that squarehead Hansen."

    CHAPTER VII

  • We stayed in the house to keep track of the inmates, while the squarehead led one of them off to find a kokua.

    The Sheriff of Kona

  • Her master was a squarehead who would do anything for money, and we made a charter to China worth his while.

    The Sheriff of Kona

  • You remember that squarehead Champion of the United States

    CHAPTER XI

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  • No, it's true; you're right. We do know each other. But I always wonder when regulars don't check in regularly. :-)
    I do hope slumry's okay and not suffering from Wordxhaustion.

    September 23, 2007

  • I bet slumry is suffering from exhaustion. Keeping at the top of the comment list isn't for the faint of heart. ;) I did always think that there was a real life connection between you and c_b. Is that untrue?

    September 23, 2007

  • Oh, then you should check out chained_bear's old list! You'd enjoy it. :-)

    Wonder where c_b has been, come to think of it? And slumry?

    September 23, 2007

  • Hee! I can't repeat most the things my father said while driving... Come to think of it, that's probably why I'm a Deadwood fan. ;)

    September 23, 2007

  • Oh, I tried to be a Deadwood fan, all right. But it just didn't take. Nope, my dad used this way back when we were squirts. :-)

    September 22, 2007

  • And here I thought you must be a "Deadwood" fan.

    September 22, 2007

  • My father's favorite epithet for bad drivers.

    February 1, 2007