"Roundhead" appears to have been first used as a term of derision towards the end of 1641 when the debates in parlia ment on the Bishops Exclusion Bill were causing riots at Westminster.
Roundhead was also used during the Civil War as the name of a weapon.
ROUNDHEAD, a term applied to the adherents of the parliamentary party in England during the great Civil War.
121) remarks on the matter: "and from those contestations the two terms of ` Roundhead ' and ` Cavalier ' grew to be received in discourse,.
The castle was alternately Roundhead and Cavalier in the civil war.
Virginia was neither cavalier nor roundhead, but both.
Roxana threw in 1732 the bay colt Lath by the Godolphin Arabian, the sorrel colt Roundhead by Childers in 1733, and the bay colt Cade by the Godolphin Arabian in 1734, in which year she died within a fortnight after foaling, the produce-Cade-being reared on cow's milk.