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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Header \Head"er\ (h[e^]d"[~e]r), n.
     1. One who, or that which, heads nails, rivets, etc., esp. a
        machine for heading.
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     2. One who heads a movement, a party, or a mob; head; chief;
        leader. [R.]
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     3. (Arch.)
        (a) A brick or stone laid with its shorter face or head in
            the surface of the wall.
        (b) In framing, the piece of timber fitted between two
            trimmers, and supported by them, and carrying the ends
            of the tailpieces.
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     4. A reaper for wheat, that cuts off the heads only.
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     5. A fall or plunge head first, as while riding a bicycle, or
        a skateboard, or in bathing; -- sometimes, implying the
        striking of the head on the ground; as, to take a header.
        [PJC] Headfirst

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