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To show one's head definitions

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

To be out of one's head, to be temporarily insane. To come or draw to a head. See under Come, Draw. To give (one) the head, or To give head, to let go, or to give up, control; to free from restraint; to give license. ``He gave his able horse the head.'' --Shak. ``He has so long given his unruly passions their head.'' --South. To his head, before his face. ``An uncivil answer from a son to a father, from an obliged person to a benefactor, is a greater indecency than if an enemy should storm his house or revile him to his head.'' --Jer. Taylor. To lay heads together, to consult; to conspire. To lose one's head, to lose presence of mind. To make head, or To make head against, to resist with success; to advance. To show one's head, to appear. --Shak. To turn head, to turn the face or front. ``The ravishers turn head, the fight renews.'' --Dryden.



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