> Don wrote:
> "Jeez, anybody ever heard of a double meaning? Not an Irish speaker
> but is there any chance it's a cleverly poetic way of describing some
> blond-headed kids?"
And might this relate to the American term "tow headed", referring to a
child with blond/white hair, popular in Appalachia in the 1930's or so? Tow
is the silky part of the flax or hemp plant. The plot thickens.