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headward

adverb head·ward \ˈhedw(ə)rd\
variants: less commonly

headwards

\-dz\

Definition of headward

  1. :  toward the head :  in the direction of the head a stream lengthens its course by eroding headward

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Origin and Etymology of headward

1head + -ward, -wards


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headward

adjective head·ward \"\

Definition of headward

  1. :  proceeding toward the head :  occurring at or near the head headward erosion of a valley loss of consciousness caused by headward acceleration of the body

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headward

noun head·ward \-ˌwȯrd, -ȯ(ə)d\

Definition of headward

plural

-s

  1. :  feudal service consisting in acting as a guard to the lord

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Origin and Etymology of headward

translation of Old English hēafodweard


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