Definition of Figureheads

1. Noun. (plural of figurehead) ¹

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Definition of Figureheads

1. figurehead [n] - See also: figurehead

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Figureheads

figure of merit
figure of speech
figure out
figure poem
figure skate
figure skater
figure skaters
figure skating
figure space
figured-fabric loom
figured out
figureheads (current term)
figures of merit
figures of speech
figures out
figuring out

Literary usage of Figureheads

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

1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1896)
"MASKS AND figureheads. To me, the remains that were most significant of all discovered by us in the depths of the muck, were the carved and painted wooden ..."

2. The United Service (1904)
"Celebrated figureheads of Historical Ships. By HD SMITH, Captain Revenue Cutter Service 141 III. Discipline—Readiness. By JP FARLEY, Brigadier-Central US ..."

3. The Naval Constructor: A Vade Mecum of Ship Design for Students, Naval by George Simpson (1914)
"... figureheads and Lacing Pieces. FIG. 12. The length of overhang of course cannot be arbitrarily fixed but a very fair proportion for ordinary freighters ..."

4. The English Illustrated Magazine (1898)
"Some idea of what the figureheads of the past were really like may be ... This incident fitly illustrates the disrepute into which figureheads have fallen. ..."

5. Americanism: Woodrow Wilson's Speeches on the War--why He Made Them and what by Woodrow Wilson, Oliver Marble Gale (1918)
"Picking out figureheads as ostensible representatives of various Russian provinces, she insolently and cynically asserted upon the authority of these dummy ..."

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