headwall

noun

Definition of headwall

  1. 1a :  a precipice rising above the floor of a glacial cirque b :  a steep slope forming the head of a valley

  2. 2 :  a wall of masonry or concrete built at the outlet of a drainpipe or culvert with the end of the conduit flush with the outer surface of the wall

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1875

First Known Use of headwall

1875


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