a structure supporting the hoisting sheaves at the top of a mine shaft.
/ˈhɛdfʌk/ noun 1. (taboo, slang) an experience that is wildly exciting or impressive
- Head game
noun phrase A process of manipulation, something like brainwashing; mind-fuck: I was playing head games/ Coach Riley is a head-gamer who uses players as pieces in a board game (1990s+)
noun 1. a control gate at the upstream end of a canal or lock. 2. a floodgate of a race, sluice, etc. noun 1. a gate that is used to control the flow of water at the upper end of a lock or conduit Compare tail gate 2. another name for floodgate (sense 1)
[hed-geer] /ˈhɛdˌgɪər/ noun 1. any covering for the , especially a hat, cap, bonnet, etc. 2. a protective covering for the , as a steel helmet or football helmet. 3. the parts of a harness about the animal’s . 4. Orthodontics Informal. a device worn on the and attached by wires and elastic bands to […]