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Webster 1913 Edition


Headland

Head′land

(hĕd′lănd)
,
Noun.
1.
A cape; a promontory; a point of land projecting into the sea or other expanse of water.
“Sow the headland with wheat.”
Shak.
2.
A ridge or strip of unplowed at the ends of furrows, or near a fence.
Tusser.

Webster 1828 Edition


Headland

HEADLAND

,
Noun.
hed'land. A cape; a promontory; a point of land projecting from the shore into the sea, or other expanse of water.
1.
A ridge or strip of unplowed land at the ends of furrows, or near a fence.

Definition 2023


headland

headland

English

Noun

headland (plural headlands)

  1. A bit of coastal land that juts into the sea; cape.
  2. The unplowed boundary of a field.

Synonyms

  • (coastal land that juts into the sea): peninsula

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