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a roof over one's head a place to live; home; shelter.
bury one's head in the sand to avoid the truth.
cylinder head of the cylinder in an internal-combustion engine, the closed, often detachable end opposite to that from which the piston or connecting rod projects.
death's head moth a large European hawk moth that has markings on its back resembling a human skull.
death's-head a human skull, or portrayal thereof, esp. as a symbol of death.
have one's head on the chopping block to take, or be subject to, a great risk, as of being severely criticized or fired.
head and shoulders above far better than or superior to.
head cold a respiratory infection characterized by inflammation of the nasal mucous membranes, nasal congestion, and discharge of mucus; common cold.
head lettuce a variety of lettuce, such as iceberg, in which the leaves form a round compact ball.
head off to stop or interfere with the progress of; intercept.
head start an early start in a race, or an advantage in any other activity.
head-hunting the practice of cutting off and preserving as trophies the heads of slain enemies. [3 definitions]
head-on meeting with the front part or head first. [2 definitions]
head-to-head in direct, often individual confrontation or opposition.
hit the nail on the head to find exactly the right solution, expression, or explanation.
over one's head beyond one's ability to understand.
put one's head on the chopping block to take, or be subject to, a great risk, as of being severely criticized or fired.
running head a descriptive heading or title printed at the top of every, or every other, page of a publication.
swelled head (informal) an extremely high opinion of oneself; conceit; vanity.
talking head a television or film image of a person talking directly to the camera.