Definition of Headiness

1. n. The quality of being heady.



Definition of Headiness

1. Noun. The characteristic of being heady. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Headiness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Headiness

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Literary usage of Headiness

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1. The Chemistry of Common Life by James Finlay Weir Johnston, Arthur Herbert Church (1880)
"The bearded darnel gives headiness to beer, and poisons bread.—Sweet pile; its use for giving bitterness to beer.—Heather-beer of the Picts and Danes. ..."

2. The History of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations by Thomas Williams Bicknell (1920)
"Dr. Clarke, while recognizing Mr. Williams' "headiness" in securing a charter without the authority of the great body of the people, whom it was supposed to ..."

3. Rhode Island Historical Society Collections by Rhode Island Historical Society (1897)
"... we might very plausibly ascribe the "headiness and injustice" to the Proprietors, and the "tumults and disorders" to the freeholders of the Town. ..."

4. A Select Library of Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church by Philip Schaff, Henry Wace (1898)
"That the deaf hears not is no blame to him; but whoso tramples [on the commandments] it is headiness. From time to time there is thunder : but the voice of ..."

5. Publications of the Rhode Island Historical Society by Rhode Island Historical Society (1896)
"Vane keenly reproves them for their "divisions," "headiness," "tumults," "disorders," and "injustice," and asks, " Are there no wise men among you ? ..."

6. Pamphlets on Enology (1892)
"wine, its quality and especially its bouquet is injured, and the headiness of many California wines, and of wines from other hot countries, is undoubtedly ..."

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