headmost

  • 1 Headmost — Head most ( m[=o]st ), a. Most advanced; most forward; as, the headmost ship in a fleet. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 headmost — [hed′mōst΄] adj. in the lead; foremost …

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  • 3 headmost — adjective Date: 1628 most advanced ; leading …

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  • 4 headmost — /hed mohst / or, esp. Brit., / meuhst/, adj. most advanced; foremost. [1620 30; HEAD + MOST] * * * …

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  • 5 headmost — adjective Closest to the front of a group or pack …

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  • 6 headmost — Synonyms and related words: acmatic, ahead, antecedent, anterior, apical, arch, banner, before, capital, cardinal, central, champion, chief, consummate, crowning, dominant, exordial, first, focal, fore, foregoing, forehand, foremost, forward,… …

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  • 7 headmost — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. initial, outstanding, main; see principal …

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  • 8 headmost — adj. most advanced …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 9 headmost — adjective archaic (chiefly of a ship) holding a position in advance of others; foremost …

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  • 10 headmost — adj foremost, supreme, head, first, premier, paramount, Inf. boss; main, chief, principal, cardinal, prime, primary, uppermost, most important; dominant, superior, surpassing, preeminent …

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  • 11 headmost — head·most …

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  • 12 headmost — head•most [[t]ˈhɛdˌmoʊst[/t]] adj. most advanced; foremost • Etymology: 1620–30 …

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  • 13 headmost — /ˈhɛdmoʊst/ (say hedmohst) adjective foremost; most advanced …

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  • 14 headmost — adj. (esp. of a ship) foremost …

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  • 15 Capture of Cyane — HMS Cyane was a British warship captured by the USS Constitution on 20 February 1815 during the War of 1812. Cyane was sailing in company with HMS Levant .The Capture of HMS CyaneHMS Cyane was a British 6th rate 22 gun frigate build ship in… …

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  • 16 u̯er-2 (*su̯er-) —     u̯er 2 (*su̯er )     English meaning: highland, high place, top, high     Deutsche Übersetzung: “erhöhte Stelle (in Gelände or in der Haut)”     Note: extended u̯er d , u̯er s     Material: A. Lat. varus “Gesichtsausschlag, Knöspchen” (= Lith …

    Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

  • 17 -most — adjective suffix Etymology: Middle English, alteration of mest (as in formest foremost) most < innermost > ; most toward < headmost > …

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  • 18 Sea shanty — For the song Sea Shanty by Quasi, see Featuring Birds For the album Sea Shanties by English band High Tide, see High Tide (band). Sailors sang shanties while performing shipboard labor A shanty (also spelled chantey , chanty ) is a type of work… …

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  • 19 Chesapeake Bay Flotilla — For two years the United States had been fighting with Great Britain during War of 1812. The British fleet was marauding the Chesapeake Bay when Joshua Barney, a naval officer of the American Revolutionary War, assembled a motley collection of… …

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  • 20 КОРАБЛЬ — (Ship) термин, употребляющийся преимущественно по отношению военного корабля (суда военного флота), говорят военные К. Кроме того, термин К. сохранился в наименованиях теоретических и научных дисциплин: теория К., корабельная архитектура,… …

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