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n 1: the upper part of the human body or the front part of the
body in animals; contains the face and brains; “he stuck
his head out the window”
2: a single domestic animal; “200 head of cattle”
3: that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings;
the seat of the faculty of reason; “his mind wandered”
couldn't get his words out of my head”
4: a person who is in charge; “the head of the whole operation”
, top dog
5: the front of a military formation or procession; “the head
of the column advanced boldly”
; “they were at the head of
6: the pressure exerted by a fluid; “a head of steam”
7: the top of something; “the head of the stairs”
; “the head of
; “the head of the list”
8: the source of water from which a stream arises; “they
tracked him back toward the head of the stream”
9: (grammar) the word in a grammatical constituent that plays
the same grammatical role as the whole constituent [syn: head word
10: the tip of an abscess (where the pus accumulates)
11: the length or height based on the size of a human or animal
head; “he is two heads taller than his little sister”
“his horse won by a head”
12: a dense clusters of flowers or foliage; “a head of
; “a head of lettuce”
13: the educator who has executive authority for a school; “she
sent unruly pupils to see the principal”
, head teacher
14: an individual person; “tickets are $5 per head”
15: a user of (usually soft) drugs; “the office was full of
16: a rounded compact mass; “the head of a comet”
17: the foam or froth that accumulates at the top when you pour
an effervescent liquid into a container; “the beer had a
large head of foam”
18: the part in the front or nearest the viewer; “he was in the
; “he was at the head of the column”
19: a difficult juncture; “a pretty pass”
; “matters came to a
20: forward movement; “the ship made little headway against the
21: a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer; “the point
of the arrow was due north”
22: the subject matter at issue; “the question of disease merits
; “under the head of minor Roman
23: a line of text serving to indicate what the passage below it
is about; “the heading seemed to have little to do with
24: the rounded end of a bone that bits into a rounded cavity in
another bone to form a joint; “the head of the humerus”
25: that part of a skeletal muscle that is away from the bone
that it moves
26: (computer science) a tiny electromagnetic coil and metal
pole used to write and read magnetic patterns on a disk
[syn: read/write head
27: (usually plural) an obverse side of a coin that bears the
representation of a person's head; “call heads or tails!”
28: the striking part of a tool; “the head of the hammer”
29: (nautical) a toilet on board a boat or ship
30: a projection out from one end; “the head of the nail”
pinhead is the head of a pin”
31: a membrane that is stretched taut over a drum [syn: drumhead
32: oral-genital stimulation; “they say he gives good head”
[syn: oral sex
v 1: to go or travel towards; “where is she heading”
; “We were
headed for the mountains”
2: be in charge of; “Who is heading this project?”
3: travel in front of; go in advance of others; “The procession
was headed by John”
4: be the first or leading member of (a group) and excel; “This
student heads the class”
[syn: head up
5: direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
6: take its rise; “These rivers head from a mountain range in
7: be in the front of or on top of; “The list was headed by the
name of the president”
8: form a head or come or grow to a head; “The wheat headed
early this year”
9: remove the head of; “head the fish”
English → English
(h[e^]d), n. [OE. hed, heved, heaved, AS. he['a]fod;
akin to D. hoofd, OHG. houbit, G. haupt, Icel. h["o]fu[eth],
Sw. hufvud, Dan. hoved, Goth. haubi[thorn]. The word does not
correspond regularly to L. caput head (cf. E. Chief
), and its origin is unknown.]
1. The anterior or superior part of an animal, containing the
brain, or chief ganglia of the nervous system, the mouth,
and in the higher animals, the chief sensory organs; poll;
2. The uppermost, foremost, or most important part of an
inanimate object; such a part as may be considered to
resemble the head of an animal; often, also, the larger,
thicker, or heavier part or extremity, in distinction from
the smaller or thinner part, or from the point or edge;
as, the head of a cane, a nail, a spear, an ax, a mast, a
sail, a ship; that which covers and closes the top or the
end of a hollow vessel; as, the head of a cask or a steam
3. The place where the head should go; as, the head of a bed,
of a grave, etc.; the head of a carriage, that is, the
hood which covers the head.
4. The most prominent or important member of any organized
body; the chief; the leader; as, the head of a college, a
school, a church, a state, and the like. “Their princes
--Robynson (More's Utopia).
The heads of the chief sects of philosophy.
Your head I him appoint. --Milton.
5. The place or honor, or of command; the most important or
foremost position; the front; as, the head of the table;
the head of a column of soldiers.
An army of fourscore thousand troops, with the duke
of Marlborough at the head of them. --Addison.
6. Each one among many; an individual; -- often used in a
plural sense; as, a thousand head of cattle.
It there be six millions of people, there are about
four acres for every head. --Graunt.
7. The seat of the intellect; the brain; the understanding;
the mental faculties; as, a good head, that is, a good
mind; it never entered his head, it did not occur to him;
of his own head, of his own thought or will.
Men who had lost both head and heart. --Macaulay.
8. The source, fountain, spring, or beginning, as of a stream
or river; as, the head of the Nile; hence, the altitude of
the source, or the height of the surface, as of water,
above a given place, as above an orifice at which it
issues, and the pressure resulting from the height or from
motion; sometimes also, the quantity in reserve; as, a
mill or reservoir has a good head of water, or ten feet
head; also, that part of a gulf or bay most remote from
the outlet or the sea.
9. A headland; a promontory; as, Gay Head. --Shak.
10. A separate part, or topic, of a discourse; a theme to be
expanded; a subdivision; as, the heads of a sermon.
11. Culminating point or crisis; hence, strength; force;
Ere foul sin, gathering head, shall break into
The indisposition which has long hung upon me, is
at last grown to such a head, that it must quickly
make an end of me or of itself. --Addison.
12. Power; armed force.
My lord, my lord, the French have gathered head.
13. A headdress; a covering of the head; as, a laced head; a
head of hair. --Swift.
14. An ear of wheat, barley, or of one of the other small
(a) A dense cluster of flowers, as in clover, daisies,
thistles; a capitulum.
(b) A dense, compact mass of leaves, as in a cabbage or a
16. The antlers of a deer.
17. A rounded mass of foam which rises on a pot of beer or
other effervescing liquor. --Mortimer.
18. pl. Tiles laid at the eaves of a house. --Knight.
Note: Head is often used adjectively or in self-explaining
combinations; as, head gear or headgear, head rest. Cf.
A buck of the first head
, a male fallow deer in its fifth
year, when it attains its complete set of antlers. --Shak.
By the head
. (Naut.) See under By
, Feed head
, etc. See under Elevator
From head to foot
, through the whole length of a man;
completely; throughout. “Arm me, audacity, from head to
Head and ears
, with the whole person; deeply; completely;
as, he was head and ears in debt or in trouble. [Colloq.]
. (Naut.) See 5th Fast
(Anat.), the most anterior of the three pairs
of embryonic renal organs developed in most vertebrates;
, a capitation tax; a poll tax. --Milton.
, a poll tax. [Obs.]
, a sea that meets the head of a vessel or rolls
against her course.
Head and shoulders
(a) By force; violently; as, to drag one, head and
shoulders. “They bring in every figure of speech,
head and shoulders.”
(b) By the height of the head and shoulders; hence, by a
great degree or space; by far; much; as, he is head
and shoulders above them.
Heads or tails
or Head or tail
, this side or that side;
this thing or that; -- a phrase used in throwing a coin to
decide a choice, question, or stake, head being the side
of the coin bearing the effigy or principal figure (or, in
case there is no head or face on either side, that side
which has the date on it), and tail the other side.
Neither head nor tail
, neither beginning nor end; neither
this thing nor that; nothing distinct or definite; -- a
phrase used in speaking of what is indefinite or confused;
as, they made neither head nor tail of the matter.
, a wind that blows in a direction opposite the
off the top of my head
, from quick recollection, or as an
approximation; without research or calculation; -- a
phrase used when giving quick and approximate answers to
questions, to indicate that a response is not necessarily
Out of one's own head
, according to one's own idea; without
advice or co["o]peration of another.
Over the head of
, beyond the comprehension of. --M. Arnold.
to go over the head of (a person)
, to appeal to a person
superior to (a person) in line of command.
To be out of one's head
, to be temporarily insane.
To come or draw to a head
. See under Come
To give (one) the head
, or To give head
, to let go, or to
give up, control; to free from restraint; to give license.
“He gave his able horse the head.”
--Shak. “He has so
long given his unruly passions their head.”
To his head
, before his face. “An uncivil answer from a
son to a father, from an obliged person to a benefactor,
is a greater indecency than if an enemy should storm his
house or revile him to his head.”
To lay heads together
, to consult; to conspire.
To lose one's head
, to lose presence of mind.
To make head
, or To make head against
, to resist with
success; to advance.
To show one's head
, to appear. --Shak.
To turn head
, to turn the face or front. “The ravishers
turn head, the fight renews.”
, v. i.
1. To originate; to spring; to have its source, as a river.
A broad river, that heads in the great Blue Ridge.
2. To go or point in a certain direction; to tend; as, how
does the ship head?
3. To form a head; as, this kind of cabbage heads early.
Principal; chief; leading; first; as, the head master of a
school; the head man of a tribe; a head chorister; a head
(h[e^]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Headed
; p. pr. & vb.
1. To be at the head of; to put one's self at the head of; to
lead; to direct; to act as leader to; as, to head an army,
an expedition, or a riot. --Dryden.
2. To form a head to; to fit or furnish with a head; as, to
head a nail. --Spenser.
3. To behead; to decapitate. [Obs.] --Shak.
4. To cut off the top of; to lop off; as, to head trees.
5. To go in front of; to get in the front of, so as to hinder
or stop; to oppose; hence, to check or restrain; as, to
head a drove of cattle; to head a person; the wind heads a
6. To set on the head; as, to head a cask.
To head off
, to intercept; to get before; as, an officer
heads off a thief who is escaping. “We'll head them off
at the pass.”
To head up
(a) to close, as a cask or barrel, by fitting a head to.
(b) To serve as the leader of; as, to head up a team of
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