Hair of a Dissembling Colour

Red hair is so-called, from the notion that Judas had red hair.

Rosalind. His very hair is of the dissembling colour [red].”

Celia.

“Somewhat browner than Judas's.”

Shakespeare: As You Like It iii. 4.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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