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loose head

(rugby) the prop on the hooker's left in the front row of a scrum Compare tight head
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  • At home, a loose tongue makes a loose head, and there are those whose trade it is to carry tales.

    The Lost Continent C. J. Cutcliffe Hyne
  • She lifted a corner of the skin, removed the loose head of a cask, and holding the lamp close over the opening, bade them look in.

    The Battery and the Boiler R.M. Ballantyne

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