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Help with a English phrase?

Hi guys, I am learning English through reading a book Featherwing Saga. 

There is one phrase I don’t get in the following sentence “He had combed long wisps of hair over his freckled brown egg of a head in a vain . attempt to hide the fact that he was bald.”

What does “brown egg of a head” mean here?

Thanks for your help!

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago
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    AN English phrase ---

    He was bald like an egg and his head had freckles on it.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Do you know what an egg is? How about the word "brown"?  Now how about "head"?

  • 2 months ago

    Looks like a brown boiled egg in an egg cup.

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