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head·board

 (hĕd′bôrd′)
n.
A board or panel that forms the head, as of a bed.

headboard

(ˈhɛdˌbɔːd)
n
(Furniture) a vertical board or terminal at the head of a bed

head•board

(ˈhɛdˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd)

n.
a board forming the head of something, as a bed.
[1720–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.headboard - a vertical board or panel forming the head of a bedsteadheadboard - a vertical board or panel forming the head of a bedstead
bedframe, bedstead - the framework of a bed
panel - sheet that forms a distinct (usually flat and rectangular) section or component of something
Translations
päätysänky

headboard

[ˈhedˌbɔːd] Ncabecera f

headboard

[ˈhɛdbɔːrd] ntête f de lithead boy n (British) élève de terminale assumant diverses responsabilitéshead-butt headbutt [ˈhɛdbʌt]
vtdonner un coup de tête à
ncoup m de têtehead chef nchef m, chef m de cuisinehead cold nrhume m de cerveauhead count headcount [ˈhɛdkaʊnt] n (= number of people at event) → nombre m de personnes présentes (= number of employees) → effectifs mpl
to do a head count → compter combien il y a de personnes

headboard

[ˈhɛdˌbɔːd] ntestiera (del letto)
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All at once the doctor flung himself free, seized the heavy headboard of Williams' grave and felled Potter to the earth with it -- and in the same instant the half-breed saw his chance and drove the knife to the hilt in the young man's breast.
Why, you two was scuffling, and he fetched you one with the headboard and you fell flat; and then up you come, all reeling and staggering like, and snatched the knife and jammed it into him, just as he fetched you another awful clip -- and here you've laid, as dead as a wedge til now.
Rushing to the building, it perceived the lightning rod, clambered up with inconceivable agility, grasped the shutter, which was thrown fully back against the wall, and, by its means, swung itself directly upon the headboard of the bed.
The man who told me what the name was said it had been cut on the headboard.
It was a fallen headboard, and painted on it were the hardly decipherable words, "Catharine Larue.
Two wooden headboards, likewise hand-hewn, told the state Little David, born 1855, died 1859; and Little Roy, born 1853, died 1860.
Withered bouquets of wild flowers were on the mounds, and the lettering on the headboards was freshly painted.
A new bench located at the foot of the bed echoes the headboard pattern while serving double duty as a storage unit for the duvet as well.
Each consists of a computer desk, twin headboard with a bookcase and bed frame, five-drawer chest and a bed quilt.
She said: "He picked up a headboard and threw it right in my face.
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Contract notice: Supply, in 2 separate lots, systems headboard wall and ceiling cabinets (lot 1) and monitoring systems (lot 2) to be allocated to the plate iv lot, including the relevant installations and plant engineering works necessary.