Definition of Nominal head
1. Noun. A person used as a cover for some questionable activity.
Generic synonyms: Beguiler, Cheat, Cheater, Deceiver, Slicker, Trickster
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Literary usage of Nominal head
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History of the Norman Conquest of England: Its Causes and Its Results by Edward Augustus Freeman (1876)
"But on the probably whole it seems most likely that he was the nominal head naj nea(j of the movement, and that whatever was done was done in of tlle . ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... he was the nominal head of the Army of Reserve, but the first consul accompanied the army and ..."
3. The Life and Correspondence of Rufus King: Comprising His Letters, Private by Rufus King (1898)
"Even without such an embarrassment, let us suppose the nominal head to be a ... Your nominal head would be forever in the way ; he would be the rallying ..."
4. The Works of William Robertson: To which is Prefixed an Account of His Life by William Robertson (1851)
"If, therefore, he wished to maintain either the ancient religion or his own authority, and would not choose to dwindle into a mere nominal head of the ..."
5. Military Europe: A Narrative of Personal Observation and Personal Experience by Nelson Appleton Miles (1898)
"Although the Turkish military administration contains many able men, the Sultan is the real as well as nominal head of the Turkish armv. ..."
6. The Cabinet History of England, Civil, Military and Ecclesiastical: From the by Charles MacFarlane (1851)
"... the nominal head of all the Whigs, and most of Burke's personal .friends and connexions, advised him to pass over the challenges of Sheridan and Fox, ..."