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head

noun [C/U] (TOP)   /hed/
a position or part at the top, front, or beginning: [U] They were early enough to get a place at the head of the line. [U] As the guest of honor, he sat at the head of the table (= the more important end). The head of a plant is the top part where a flower or leaves grow: [C] I bought two heads of lettuce.
(Definition of head noun (TOP) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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