Definition of Headmark

1. Noun. The distinction or peculiarity of the head, face, or features used in distinguishing each individual of a given species; personal appearance; facial features. ¹



2. Noun. A headland marking the limit of a field. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Headmark

1. a peculiar characteristic [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Headmark

headliner
headliners
headlines
headlinese
headling
headlining
headlit
headlock
headlocks
headlong
headlongness
headlongs
headloss
headly
headman
headmark (current term)
headmarks
headmaster
headmasterly
headmasters
headmastership
headmasterships
headmen
headmistress
headmistress-ship
headmistress-ships
headmistresses
headmistressship
headmistressships
headmost

Literary usage of Headmark

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

1. The American Commonwealth by James Bryce Bryce (1908)
"But hi cities where people do not know their neighbours by headmark, it becomes necessary to have regular lists of the party voters entitled to a voice in ..."

2. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1901)
"... his trail was marked by little debts "for 'wine, pictures, etc.," the true headmark of a life intolerant of any joyless passage. ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"... suddenly it comes by a flash of inspiration, and it is felt that it would be impossible ever to think of the victim without his appropriate headmark. ..."

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