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proper noun 
  1. An English surname.

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  1. (countable) The part of the body of an animal or human, or representation thereof, which contains the brain, mouth and main sense organs.
Be careful when you pet that dog on the ; it may bite.
  1. (uncountable) mental, Mental aptitude or talent.
The company is looking for somebody with a good for business.
  1. (uncountable) mental, Mental or emotional control
He has no for heights.
  1. (countable) The topmost, foremost, leading or principal operative part of anything.
What does it say on the of the page?
  1. The end of a hammer, axe, or similar implement used for striking other objects.
  2. The blunt end of a nail, screw, tack, pin or similar fastener.
You've hit the nail on the !
  1. The source of a river; the end where water flows into a lake.
The expedition followed the river all the way to the .
  1. The front of a queue.
Because you got them all right, you can go to the of the line.
  1. (nautical) The top of a sail.
  2. The foam that forms on top of beer or other carbonated beverages.
Pour me a fresh beer; this one has no .
  1. (lacrosse) The top part of a lacrosse stick that holds the ball.
  2. A drum head.
Tap the drum for this roll.
  1. (countable) leader, Leader; chief; mastermind.
I'd like to speak to the of the department.
Police arrested the of the gang in a raid last night.
  1. A headmaster or headmistress.
  2. (context, usually in plural) (nautical) The toilet of a ship.
  3. (countable) (slang) A heavy or habitual user of illicit drugs.
  • 2005: The hutch now looks like a "Turkish bath," and the heads have their arms around one another, passing the pipe and snapping their fingers as they sing Smokey Robinson's "Tracks of My Tears" into the night. " Martin Torgoff, Can't Find My Way Home (Simon & Schuster 2005, p. 177)
    1. fellatio; oral sex
  1. A headache; especially one resulting from intoxication.
  1. 1888, Rudyard Kipling, "Thrown Away", Plain Tales from the Hills (Folio Society 2005, p. 18):
  2. : he took them seriously, too, just as seriously as he took the "" that followed after drink.
    1. a group of leaves or flowers at the end of stem
    2. (uncountable) unit (w:Measure word, measure word for livestock)
    200 of cattle
    1. (nautical) The bow of a nautical vessel.
  1. (transitive) To be in command of. - see also head up
Who heads the board of trustees?
  1. (transitive) To strike with the head; as in soccer, to head the ball
  2. (intransitive) To move in a specified direction. heading towards something
We are going to head up North for our holiday. We will head off tomorrow. Next holiday we will head out West, or head to Chicago. Right now I need to head into town to do some shopping.
I'm fed up working for a boss. I'm going to head out on my own, set up my own business.
  1. Of, relating to, or intended for the head.
  2. Foremost in rank or importance.
The cook.
  1. Placed at the top or the front.
  2. Coming from in front.
  1. (slang) Of, relating to, or for drugs or drug users.
She's just another worthless pot-.
Etymology: (term, heafod, hÄafod), from Proto-Germanic
  • (term, , khaubuthan), from Proto-Indo-European
  • (term, , kauput-, head, bowl). Cognate with German (term, Haupt), Dutch (term, hoofd), Swedish (term, huvud); the Indo-European root is also the source of Latin (term, caput).

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