headboard

noun head·board \ ˈhed-ˌbȯrd \
Updated on: 24 Apr 2018

Definition of headboard

: a board forming the head (as of a bed)

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First Known Use of headboard

1701

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HEADBOARD Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of headboard for English Language Learners

  • : an upright board at the end of a bed where you rest your head


HEADBOARD Defined for Kids

headboard

noun head·board \ ˈhed-ˌbȯrd \

Definition of headboard for Students

: a vertical board at the head of a bed

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