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headboard

[hed-bawrd, -bohrd] /ˈhɛdˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd/
noun
1.
a board forming the head of anything, especially of a bed.
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; head + board
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British Dictionary definitions for head board

headboard

/ˈhɛdˌbɔːd/
noun
1.
a vertical board or terminal at the head of a bed
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