But when he saw that all his neighbours were also heading to the stores for stocks, he changed his mind.
Unemployment jumped to 8.3% in February of 2009 and 8.7% in March – heading toward 10% in October of 2009.
For Jane Doe though, she was heading into yet another nightmare.
His email offering an initial apology after several days of attacking Fluke came because advertisers were heading to the exits.
As the violence endures, more men are heading back to Syria to smuggle in medicine and arms, and join the Free Syrian Army.
But if he were wind-bound, as was likely heading south in the spring, it might take weeks.
The paper she held in her hand was hospital paper with the heading torn off.
heading a lot of gunmen in this direction an then advising us to run away!
It was Cape Clear, and we were heading for it as straight as we could go.
The nature of these processes is further discussed under the heading of salt (pp. 295-298).
c.1300, "a beheading," from present participle of head (v.). Meaning "advancing in a certain direction" is from c.1600. Meaning "title at the head of a portion of text" is from 1849.
Old English heafod "top of the body," also "upper end of a slope," also "chief person, leader, ruler; capital city," from Proto-Germanic *haubudam (cf. Old Saxon hobid, Old Norse hofuð, Old Frisian haved, Middle Dutch hovet, Dutch hoofd, Old High German houbit, German Haupt, Gothic haubiþ "head"), from PIE *kaput- "head" (cf. Sanskrit kaput-, Latin caput "head").
Modern spelling is early 15c., representing what was then a long vowel (as in heat) and remained after pronunciation shifted. Of rounded tops of plants from late 14c. Meaning "origin of a river" is mid-14c. Meaning "obverse of a coin" is from 1680s; meaning "foam on a mug of beer" is first attested 1540s; meaning "toilet" is from 1748, based on location of crew toilet in the bow (or head) of a ship. Synechdochic use for "person" (as in head count) is first attested late 13c.; of cattle, etc., in this sense from 1510s. As a height measure of persons, from c.1300. Meaning "drug addict" (usually in a compound with the preferred drug as the first element) is from 1911.
To give head "perform fellatio" is from 1950s. Phrase heads will roll "people will be punished" (1930) translates Adolf Hitler. Head case "eccentric or insane person" is from 1979. Head game "mental manipulation" attested by 1972. To have (one's) head up (one's) ass is attested by 1978.
"most important, principal, leading," c.1200, from head (n.). Old English heafod was used in this sense in compounds.
The uppermost or forwardmost part of the human body, containing the brain and the eyes, ears, nose, mouth, and jaws.
The analogous part of various vertebrate and invertebrate animals.
The pus-containing tip of an abscess, a boil, or a pimple.
The rounded proximal end of a long bone.
The end of a muscle that is attached to the less movable part of the skeleton.
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