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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Redhead \Red"head`\ (-h?d`), n. 1. A person having red hair. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zool.) (a) An American duck (Aythya Americana) highly esteemed as a game bird. It is closely allied to the canvasback, but is smaller and its head brighter red. Called also red-headed duck. American poachard, grayback, and fall duck. See Illust. under Poachard. (b) The red-headed woodpecker. See Woodpecker. [1913 Webster] 3. (Bot.) A kind of milkweed (Asclepias Curassavica) with red flowers. It is used in medicine. [1913 Webster]