Headache to Healthy

(Head"ache`) n. Pain in the head; cephalalgia. "Headaches and shivering fits." Macaulay.

(Head"ach`y), a. Afflicted with headache. [Colloq.]

(Head"band`) n.

1. A fillet; a band for the head. "The headbands and the tablets." Is. iii. 20.

2. The band at each end of the back of a book.

(Head"board`) n. A board or boarding which marks or forms the head of anything; as, the headboard of a bed; the headboard of a grave.

(Head"bor*ough Head"bor*row) n.

1. The chief of a frankpledge, tithing, or decennary, consisting of ten families; — called also borsholder, boroughhead, boroughholder, and sometimes tithingman. See Borsholder. [Eng.] Blackstone.

2. (Modern Law) A petty constable. [Eng.]

(Head"-cheese`) n. A dish made of portions of the head, or head and feet, of swine, cut up fine, seasoned, and pressed into a cheeselike mass.

(Head"dress`) n.

1. A covering or ornament for the head; a headtire.

Among birds the males very often appear in a most beautiful headdress, whether it be a crest, a comb, a tuft of feathers, or a natural little plume.

2. A manner of dressing the hair or of adorning it, whether with or without a veil, ribbons, combs, etc.

(Head"ed), a.

1. Furnished with a head (commonly as denoting intellectual faculties); — used in composition; as, clear- headed, long- headed, thick-headed; a many-headed monster.

2. Formed into a head; as, a headed cabbage.

(Head"er), n.

1. One who, or that which, heads nails, rivets, etc., esp. a machine for heading.

2. One who heads a movement, a party, or a mob; head; chief; leader. [R.]

3. (Arch.) (a) A brick or stone laid with its shorter face or head in the surface of the wall. (b) In framing, the piece of timber fitted between two trimmers, and supported by them, and carrying the ends of the tailpieces.

4. A reaper for wheat, that cuts off the heads only.

5. A fall or plunge headforemost, as while riding a bicycle, or in bathing; as, to take a header. [Colloq.]

(Head`first") Headforemost
(Head`fore"most`) adv. With the head foremost.

(Head"fish`) n. (Zoöl.) The sunfish

  By PanEris using Melati.

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