Definition of Headlands

1. Noun. (plural of headland) ¹



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Definition of Headlands

1. headland [n] - See also: headland

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Headlands

headhuntings
headhunts
headier
headies
headiest
headily
headiness
headinesses
heading
headings
headish
headkerchief
headlamp
headlamps
headland
headlands (current term)
headlap
headlaps
headless
headlessly
headlessness
headlessnesses
headlight
headlighting
headlightings
headlights
headlike
headline
headlined
headliner

Literary usage of Headlands

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1. A Treatise on the Law of Tithes by William Eagle (1830)
"Principle of the headlands and butts, and meres or baulks, which are strips of headlands' °f grass-land dividing the arable lands in common fields, ..."

2. A Practical Treatise on the Law of Tithes by John Mirehouse (1822)
"Of the Tithe of headlands and Forest Lands. headlands. ... or a discharge from the tithe of hay on the headlands, in consideration that the owner bound, ..."

3. Elementary Physical Geography by William Morris Davis (1902)
"Diagram of an Irregular Shore Line with Cliffed headlands and Beached Bays As the wave-cut bench broadens and the cliffs increase in ..."

4. Earth Features and Their Meaning: An Introduction to Geology for the Student by William Herbert Hobbs (1912)
"The pulling in of headlands and the cutting off of bays. — The removal of projecting headlands by wave action, though it increases the area of the lake, ..."

5. Manual of Geology: Theoretical and Practical by John Phillips, Robert Etheridge (1885)
"headlands.—This dependence of headlands upon geological formations is well ... All these headlands consist of chalk, and although chalk may be worn away by ..."

6. Superstitions of the Highlands & Islands of Scotland by John Gregorson Campbell (1900)
"Fires on headlands.—In Skye, fires were lighted on headlands at the beginning of winter to bring in herrings. Stances. ..."

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