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[hed-reyl] /ˈhɛdˌreɪl/

a on a sailing vessel, extending forward from abaft the bow to the back of the figurehead.
Also called headbox. a narrow, boxlike case extending across the top of a window blind and covering the mechanical devices by which the blind operates.
(billiards, snooker) the end of the table from which play is started, nearest the baulkline


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