carrot-top


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carrot-top

n
1. informal jocular a person with red hair
2. (Cookery) the top of a carrot
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I know the thought of the carrot-top copper involved in rumpy-pumpy is a bit hard to believe, but the fruit of his loins was revealed on Channel Five this week.
Imagine Carl Perkins as a carrot-top, or maybe Elvis: The Duracell Years.
Be careful not to completely submerge the carrot-top or the shoots will rot when they begin to grow.
CARROT-TOP FERNS--When you cut the tops off carrots, leave about one-half inch of the root.
CARROT-TOP Chris Evans' television comeback has ended in disaster with his late-night Channel 4 show, Boys and Girls, being axed.
It's quite apt, then, that it was Chelsea carrot-top Steve Sidwell who first put pen-to-paper to ease the supporters' pre-Intertoto fears.
his trademark blond-spiked 'do for a carrot-top look, churned out an impressive list of tracks that had the near-capacity crowd singing along.
The Norwegian carrot-top said he would have hung up his boots and contemplated suicide had Blues striker Eidur Gudjohnsen scored late on.
Pictures of cartoon redhead Yosemite Sam and well-known carrot-top Henry VIII, both admittedly fiery characters, are mixed with lesser-known gingernuts from history such as Galileo, Billy the Kid and Emperor Nero to present a cavalcade of auburn achievement.
His Last Chance Lottery extravaganza has outshone carrot-top Chris Evans and his TFI Friday show,
Carrot-top Evans, who met the red-headed duchess at a London awards ceremony on Wednesday, said: "Now, I know you won't believe me.
Friends told yesterday how the first man Carley Ayres, 31, dated was a carrot-top like Chris.