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headwork

[ hed-wurk ]
/ ˈhɛdˌwɜrk /
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noun

mental labor; thought.

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Origin of headwork

First recorded in 1830–40; head + work

OTHER WORDS FROM headwork

headworker, nounheadworking, noun

Words nearby headwork

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British Dictionary definitions for headwork

headwork
/ (ˈhɛdˌwɜːk) /

noun

mental work
the ornamentation of the keystone of an arch

Derived forms of headwork

headworker, noun
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