Longheaded Long"head"ed, a. 1. Having unusual foresight or sagacity. [1913 Webster]

2. having a relatively long head with a cephalic index of under 75. Opposite of {brachycephalic}.

Syn: dolichocephalic, dolichocranal, dolichocranic. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] -- {Long"-head`ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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