Roundhead sentence example
Roundhead was also used during the Civil War as the name of a weapon.
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.
It was soon adopted (as a title of honour) by the king's party, who in return applied Roundhead to their opponents, and at the Restoration the court party preserved the name, which survived till the rise of the term Tory (see Whig And Tor y).Advertisement