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headed


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Head  \Head\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Headed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Heading}.] 
  1.  To  be  at  the  head  of  to  put  one's  self  at  the  head  of  to 
  lead;  to  direct;  to  act  as  leader  to  as  to  head  an  army, 
  an  expedition,  or  a  riot.  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  To  form  a  head  to  to  fit  or  furnish  with  a  head;  as  to 
  head  a  nail.  --Spenser. 
 
  3.  To  behead;  to  decapitate.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  4.  To  cut  off  the  top  of  to  lop  off  as  to  head  trees. 
 
  5.  To  go  in  front  of  to  get  in  the  front  of  so  as  to  hinder 
  or  stop;  to  oppose;  hence  to  check  or  restrain;  as  to 
  head  a  drove  of  cattle;  to  head  a  person;  the  wind  heads  a 
  ship. 
 
  6.  To  set  on  the  head;  as  to  head  a  cask. 
 
  {To  head  off},  to  intercept;  to  get  before  as  an  officer 
  heads  off  a  thief  who  is  escaping. 
 
  {To  head  up},  to  close  as  a  cask  or  barrel,  by  fitting  a 
  head  to 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Headed  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  headed 
  adj  1:  having  a  heading  or  course  in  a  certain  direction;  "westward 
  headed  wagons" 
  2:  having  a  heading  or  caption;  "a  headed  column";  "headed 
  notepaper"  [ant:  {unheaded}] 
  3:  having  a  head  or  anything  that  serves  as  a  head;  often  used 
  in  combination;  "headed  bolts";  "three-headed  Cerberus"; 
  "a  cool-headed  fighter  pilot"  [ant:  {headless}] 
  4:  of  leafy  vegetables;  having  formed  into  a  head;  "headed 
  cabbages" 




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