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head wall

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noun
  1. a cliff or steep slope rising at one end of a glaciated valley.
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  • These little underground runlets are the same that glide over the head-wall, and are the head tributaries of the Ellis.

    The Heart of the White Mountains, Their Legend and Scenery

    Samuel Adams Drake

  • From the bowlders up the head-wall, and through the gate-way, the climb is arduous; and the way is not very distinctly marked.


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