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Stepping off the header without stopping it, he ran up to Emil who had dismounted.

So he took a header from his bed into the water, and swam down the angle.

At all events, a bold “header” could not have had for him a more unfortunate ending.

Some folks, now, might take a header into one o' them old lead-mines.

Her first idea was to disappear, to take a header into the black water!

I remember the captain saying he looked as if he was going to take a header.

Taken a header into the river, dived, and swum for his life.

The pipe is brought down and connected into the end of a header.

“Your saddle came loose and you took a header,” explained Curt.

It springs from the chimney breast to the header of wood in front.

WORD ORIGIN

"head-first dive or plunge," 1849, from head (n.); as a type of pass or shot with the head in soccer, by 1906.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.