1. headcheese sausage or jellied loaf made of chopped parts of the head meat and sometimes feet and tongue of a calf or pig
  2. head voice the higher ranges of the voice in speaking or singing
  3. Heidegger German philosopher whose views on human existence in a world of objects and on Angst influenced the existential philosophers (1889-1976)
  4. hiatus an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
  5. head lice infestation of the scalp with lice
  6. Hedjaz a coastal region of the western Arabian Peninsula bordering on the Red Sea; includes both Mecca and Medina; formerly an independent kingdom until it united with Nejd to form the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  7. headlinese using the abbreviated style of headline writers
  8. head gate a gate upstream from a lock or canal that is used to control the flow of water at the upper end
  9. head game the act of deluding; deception by creating illusory ideas
  10. heaves a chronic emphysema of the horse that causes difficult expiration and heaving of the flanks
  11. hives an itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red margins; usually the result of an allergic response to insect bites or food or drugs
  12. hideous grossly offensive to decency or morality; causing horror
  13. heedless marked by or paying little attention
  14. headache pain in the head
  15. take office assume an office, duty, or title
  16. archives collection of records especially about an institution
  17. headdress clothing for the head
  18. head nurse the person in charge of nursing in a medical institution
  19. heat wave a wave of unusually hot weather
  20. head ache pain in the head caused by dilation of cerebral arteries or muscle contractions or a reaction to drugs

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