a spring or fountainhead from which a stream flows.
the source of something: the springhead of desire.
Origin of springhead
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He is the center and springhead of the entire action, giving law and shape to everything that is said and done.The New Hudson Shakespeare: Julius Caesar
the source of a stream; spring
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