Definition of Headrails

1. headrail [n] - See also: headrail



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Headrails

headphoned
headphonelike
headphones
headpiece
headpieces
headpin
headpins
headquarter
headquartered
headquartering
headquarters
headquarters staff
headrace
headraces
headrail
headrails (current term)
headrest
headrests
headrig
headright
headrigs
headring
headrings
headroom
headrooms
headrope
headropes
headrush
headrushes
headrushing

Literary usage of Headrails

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lower Canada Reports =: Décisions Des Tribunaux Du Bas-Canada by Simon Lelièvre (1853)
"... headrails and knees, and carried away her cathead block and fall, and she was otherwise considerably damaged. ..."

2. Glossary of Terms and Phrases by Henry Percy Smith (1883)
"... square-sterned, without headrails ; but especially a two or three masted vessel with only fure-and-aft sails on her ..."

3. An Attempt to Develop the Law of Storms by Means of Facts: Arranged by William Reid (1850)
"Ship pitching, rolling, and straining very much ; carried away the headrails, and washed away the waist bulwarks ; making a great deal of water ; hands ..."

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