/ (ˈhɛdwəd) /
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(of river erosion) cutting backwards or upstream above the original source, which recedes
a variant of headwards
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How to use headward in a sentence
It is manifest that if the valleys were extended headward in the direction of their axes, they would interrupt the even crest.The Geography of the Region about Devils Lake and the Dalles of the Wisconsin|Rollin D. Salisbury