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[ hedz ]
/ hɛdz /
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Definition of heads

adjective, adverb
(of a coin) with the top, or obverse, facing up: On the first toss, the coin came up heads.
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Origin of heads

First recorded in 1675–85; head + -s1
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British Dictionary definitions for heads

heads
/ (hɛdz) /

interjection, adverb
with the obverse side of a coin uppermost, esp if it has a head on it: used as a call before tossing a coinCompare tails
the heads Australian informal people in authority
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