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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.
 2. To form a head to; to fit or furnish with a head; as, to head a nail.
 3. To behead; to decapitate. [Obs.]
 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. “We'll head them off at the  pass.”
 To head up, (a) to close, as a cask or barrel, by fitting a head to. (b) To serve as the leader of; as, to head up a team of investigators.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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) 2.0

      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