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headword definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a content word that can be qualified by a modifier [syn: headword, head word]
2: a word placed at the beginning of a line or paragraph (as in a dictionary entry)

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: circa 1823 1. a word or term placed at the beginning (as of a chapter or an entry in an encyclopedia) 2. head 19

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a word forming a heading, e.g. of an entry in a dictionary or encyclopaedia.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(headwords) In a dictionary, a headword is a word which is followed by an explanation of its meaning. N-COUNT



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