headwork

[ hed-wurk ]
/ ˈhɛdˌwɜrk /

noun

mental labor; thought.

Origin of headwork

First recorded in 1830–40; head + work

Related forms

head·work·er, nounhead·work·ing, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for headwork

headwork

/ (ˈhɛdˌwɜːk) /

noun

mental work
the ornamentation of the keystone of an arch

Derived Forms

headworker, noun
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