springhead
noun Date: 1561 fountainhead

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Springhead — (or Vagniacis) lies at the source of the River Ebbsfleet, just southwest of the Gravesend suburban conurbations. In ancient times it surrounded a pool formed from eight natural springs, and the Roman road Watling Street, ran through Springhead.… …   Wikipedia

  • Springhead — Spring head ( h[e^]d ), n. A fountain or source. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Springhead — (spr. ßpríng hedd), Fabrikort im Westbezirk von Yorkshire, 2 km südöstlich von Oldham, mit Baumwollindustrie und (1901) 4698 Einw …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • springhead — index derivation, source Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • springhead — [spriŋ′hed΄] n. a source or fountainhead …   English World dictionary

  • springhead — /spring hed /, n. 1. a spring or fountainhead from which a stream flows. 2. the source of something: the springhead of desire. [1545 55; SPRING + HEAD] * * * …   Universalium

  • springhead — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : fountainhead * * * /spring hed /, n. 1. a spring or fountainhead from which a stream flows. 2. the source of something: the springhead of desire. [1545 55; SPRING + HEAD] * * * springˈhead noun 1. A fountainhead, source …   Useful english dictionary

  • springhead — spring•head [[t]ˈsprɪŋˌhɛd[/t]] n. fountainhead • Etymology: 1545–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • springhead — /ˈsprɪŋhɛd/ (say springhed) noun 1. the spring or fountainhead from which a stream flows. 2. the source of something. {spring + head} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Springhead, Greater Manchester — infobox UK place country = England map type= Greater Manchester latitude= 53.543634 longitude= 2.055088 official name= Springhead population= civil parish= Saddleworth metropolitan borough= Oldham metropolitan county= Greater Manchester region=… …   Wikipedia

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