headstood

headstand

[hed-stand]
noun
1.
an act or instance of supporting the body in a vertical position by balancing on the head, usually with the aid of the hands.
verb (used without object), headstood, headstanding.
2.
to perform a headstand.
Compare handstand.


Origin:
1930–35; head + stand

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headstand (ˈhɛdˌstænd)
 
n
the act or an instance of balancing on the head, usually with the hands as support

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