spring·​head ˈspriŋ-ˌhed How to pronounce springhead (audio)

Examples of springhead in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Paddlers can also access the main springhead from the canoe and kayak launch, or opt for a 5-mile downstream journey to Ray Wayside Park. Patrick Connolly, orlandosentinel.com, 17 Oct. 2021 At the springhead, visitors can swim in crystal-clear waters, then explore a historic millhouse and waterwheel constructed in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps. Patrick Connolly, orlandosentinel.com, 17 Oct. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1547, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of springhead was in 1547

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“Springhead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/springhead. Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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