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Definitions of head:

part of speech: adjective

Round body above the neck. The upper portion of a part.

part of speech: adjective

1. Caput, the upper or anterior extremity of the animal body, containing the brain and the organs of sight, hearing, taste, and smell. 2. The upper, anterior, or larger extremity of any body or structure. 3. The proximal extremity of a bone, that which is nearer the cerebrospinal axis. 4. That end of a muscle which is attached to the more fixed part of the skeleton.

Usage examples for head:

  • Clematis shook her head "Clematis", Bertha B. Cobb Ernest Cobb
  • So will write no more on this head "Basil", Wilkie Collins
  • I'll tell them where to head in. "The Iron Furrow", George C. Shedd

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