Definition of Springheads
1. springhead [n] - See also: springhead
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Literary usage of Springheads
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Nature by Nature Publishing Group, Norman Lockyer (1883)
"Finally, the eye took in at various distances, approximately determined by the compass, an infinity of springheads, the sources of various affluents of the ..."
2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1855)
"... its identity is easy enough to prove at every step ; its character and course is determined ; but when you go up to the springheads, it is hard to say ..."
3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1848)
"... leave their springheads, from which springs flow several waters—some coursing their way to the eastward, fertilizing, in their route to the Atlantic, ..."
4. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1921)
"Along streams, springheads, swales and brooks, at altitudes of 2300 to 3200 meters, Temperate zone, ascending as a dwarfed plant to Paramo, and descending ..."
5. Maryland Historical Magazine by Maryland Historical Society (1918)
"... springheads of the Catawba which flows through the Carolinas into the Atlantic, and, of the L—which is the main branch of the French that flows into the ..."
6. Annual Report by Florida Geological Survey (1909)
"... are thus spring heads, and these streams in fact make their way back into the plateau by the constant backward migration of the springheads. ..."
7. The Advancement of Learning by Francis Bacon, William Aldis Wright (1885)
"... where it may by union comfort and sustain itself: and fort.hat cause the industry of man hath made and framed springheads, conduits, cisterns, ..."