from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any covering for the head, as a hat, or an ornament for the head; a head-dress.
- n. All the parts of a harness about the head, as the head-stall, bits, etc.
- n. In mining, that part of the winding-machinery which is attached to the head-frame, and of which the most important part is formed by the sheaves or pulleys over which the hoisting-rope passes.
- n. The head-rigging of a vessel.
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