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- 1787, John Wolcot, “Advice to Future Laureat”, in The Poetical Works of Peter Pindar, Esq., volume I, published 1789, page 476:
- Large, red-poll’d, blowzy hard two-handed jades
- 1880 February, William Blackwood, “Reata; or, What's in a Name.—Part XI”, in Blackwood's Edinburgh magazine, volume CXXVII, number DCCLXXII, chapter XXXVIII.—Millinery, page 221:
- She feels a sudden desire possessing her to make Hermine look as ugly as possible, and she knows she can do it with very little effort : she has only to bring down those heavy masses of hair further on to that alrady low forehead, and instead of Kriemhilde, Hermine will like a common-place blowzy dairymaid.