He's a head-hunter—buys heads—fresh 'uns by preference, an' smokes an' cures 'em hisself, and sells 'em to the museums in Europe.
In one hand he bore the long war spear of the head-hunter he had slain.
Peter Gross looked at him keenly, for Jahi was reputed to be the boldest raider and head-hunter in the hills.
Knowing him as I did, I could do nothing but hope that the head-hunter would be swiftly captured and the case brought to a finish.
The antlers were in the velvet and not to the head-hunter's purpose.
I'm afraid it will get on my nerves, to be continually looking behind a rock, or a tree, for a head-hunter.
And finally, crossing Makassar Straits, we come to Borneo, the habitat of the head-hunter and the orang-utan.
In the person of Mai, we have a typical example of a Solomon Island head-hunter.
A person or agency that seeks out and recruits employees, esp business executives and highly paid professionals, as candidates for usually high-paying or prestigious jobs: Headhunters head for Washington as a capital place to find executives (mid-1960s+)