1. Proper noun.  (surname, from Middle English) , from residence near a hilltop or the head of a river, or a byname for someone with an odd-looking head.
  2. Noun.  (countable) The part of the body of an animal or human which contains the brain, mouth(,) and main sense organs.
  3. Noun.  (uncountable) Mental or emotional aptitude or skill.
  4. Noun.  (countable) Mind; one's own thoughts.
  5. Noun.  (countable) The topmost, foremost, or leading part.
  6. Noun.  The end of a rectangular table furthest from the entrance; traditionally considered a seat of honor.
  7. Noun.  (billiards) The end of a pool table opposite the end where the balls have been racked.
  8. Noun.  (countable) The principal operative part of a machine.
  9. Noun.  The source of a river; the end of a lake where a river flows into it.
  10. Noun.  (rfc-sense) The front, as of a queue.
  11. Noun.  Headway; progress.
  12. Noun.  The foam that forms on top of beer or other carbonated beverages.
  13. Noun.  (countable) Leader; chief; mastermind.
  14. Noun.  A headmaster or headmistress.
  15. Noun.  A headache; especially one resulting from intoxication.
  16. Noun.  A clump of leaves or flowers; a capitulum.
  17. Noun.  (anatomy) The rounded part of a bone fitting into a depression in another bone to form a ball-and-socket joint.
  18. Noun.  An individual person.
  19. Noun.  (uncountable, w:Measure word) A single [[animal.
  20. Noun.  The population of game.
  21. Noun.  Topic; subject.
  22. Noun.  (linguistics) A morpheme that determines the category of a compound or the word that determines the syntactic type of the phrase of which it is a member.
  23. Noun.  (jazz) The principal melody or theme of a piece.
  24. Noun.  (British, geology) Deposits near the top of a geological succession.
  25. Noun.  (medicine) The end of an abscess where pus collects.
  26. Noun.  (uncountable) denouement; crisis.
  27. Noun.  A machine element which reads or writes electromagnetic signals to or from a storage medium.
  28. Noun.  (music) The headstock of a guitar.
  29. Noun.  (music) A drum head, the membrane which is hit to produce sound.
  30. Noun.  (engineering) The end cap of a cylindrically-shaped pressure vessel.
  31. Noun.  (automotive) The cylinder head, a platform above the cylinders in an internal combustion engine, containing the valves and spark plugs.
  32. Noun.  A buildup of fluid pressure, often quantified as pressure head.
  33. Noun.  (fluid dynamics) The difference in elevation between two points in a column of fluid, and the resulting pressure of the fluid at the lower point.
  34. Noun.  (fluid dynamics) More generally, energy in a mass of fluid divided by its weight.
  35. Noun.  (nautical) The top edge of a sail.
  36. Noun.  (nautical) The bow of a nautical vessel.
  37. Noun.  (nautical) The toilet of a ship.
  38. Noun.  (uncountable, slang) Fellatio or cunnilingus; oral sex.
  39. Noun.  (slang) The glans penis.
  40. Noun.  (countable, slang) A heavy or habitual user of illicit drugs.
  41. Noun.  (British) A headland.
  42. Noun.  (computing) The part of hard drives responsible for reading and writing data.
  43. Adjective.  Of, relating to, or intended for the head.
  44. Adjective.  Foremost in rank or importance.
  45. Adjective.  Placed at the top or the front.
  46. Adjective.  Coming from in front.
  47. Verb.  (transitive) To be in command of. - see also head up.
  48. Verb.  (transitive) To strike with the head; as in soccer, ''to head the ball''.
  49. Verb.  (intransitive) To move in a specified direction. ''heading towards something''.
  50. Verb.  (fishing) To remove the head from a fish.

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