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Posted by Cheryl ( on March 15, 2001 at 09:01:44:

Main Entry: 1head
Pronunciation: 'hed
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English hed, from Old English hEafod; akin to Old
High German houbit head, Latin caput
Date: before 12th century

1 : the upper or anterior division of the animal body that contains the
brain, the chief sense organs, and the mouth
2 a : the seat of the intellect : MIND b
: a person with respect to mental qualities c :
natural aptitude or talent d : mental or
emotional control : POISE
3 : the obverse of a coin -- usually used in plural
4 a : PERSON, INDIVIDUAL b plural head : one of a
number (as of domestic animals)
5 a : the end that is upper or higher or opposite the foot the table> b : the source of a stream c : either end of
something (as a drum) whose two ends need not be distinguished
6 : DIRECTOR, LEADER: as a : HEADMASTER b : one in charge of a
division or department in an office or institution English department>
7 a : CAPITULUM 2 b : the foliaged part of a plant especially when
consisting of a compact mass of leaves or close fructification
8 a : the leading element of a military column or a procession b :
9 a : the uppermost extremity or projecting part of an object : TOP b :
the striking part of a weapon, tool, or implement c : the rounded
proximal end of a long bone (as the humerus) d : the end of a muscle
nearest the origin -- compare ORIGIN e : the oval part of a printed
musical note
10 a : a body of water kept in reserve at a height; also : the containing
bank, dam, or wall b : a mass of water in motion
11 a : the difference in elevation between two points in a body of fluid
b : the resulting pressure of the fluid at the lower point expressible as
this height; broadly : pressure of a fluid
12 a : the bow and adjacent parts of a ship b : a ship's toilet; broadly :
13 : the approximate length of the head of a horse
14 : the place of leadership, honor, or command class>
15 a (1) : a word or series of words often in larger letters placed at the
beginning of a passage or at the top of a page in order to introduce or
categorize (2) : a separate part or topic b : a portion of a page or sheet
that is above the first line of printing
16 : the foam or scum that rises on a fermenting or effervescing liquid
(as beer)
17 a : the part of a boil, pimple, or abscess at which it is likely to break
b : culminating point of action : CRISIS
18 a : a part or attachment of a machine or machine tool containing a
device (as a cutter or drill); also : the part of an apparatus that
performs the chief function or a particular function b : an electromagnet
used as a transducer in magnetic recording for recording on, reading,
or erasing a magnetic medium (as tape)
19 : an immediate constituent of a construction that can have the same
grammatical function as the whole (as man in "an old man", "a very old
man", or "the man in the street")
20 a : one who uses a drug b : DEVOTEE
21 often vulgar : FELLATIO, CUNNILINGUS -- usually used with give
- by the head : drawing the greater depth of water forward
- off one's head : CRAZY, DISTRACTED
- out of one's head : DELIRIOUS
- over one's head 1 : beyond one's comprehension or competence
White> 2 : so as to pass over one's superior standing or authority

Whew.........Love, Cheryl

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