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tight head

(rugby) the prop on the hooker's right in the front row of a scrum Compare loose head
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  • A tight head, too, is most necessary, without which the operator will get a side-to-side sway upon the picture.

    Practical Cinematography and Its Applications Frederick Arthur Ambrose Talbot
  • If it is absurd then it is leadish and nearly set in where there is a tight head.

    Tender Buttons Gertrude Stein
  • The ice is like the tight head of a big bass drum, but the drummer is inside and the sound comes muffled.

    Some Winter Days in Iowa Frederick John Lazell

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