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A beam projecting outward from the bow of a ship and used as a support to lift the anchor.

[Obsolete cat, catboat + head.]
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(Nautical Terms) a fitting at the bow of a vessel for securing the anchor when raised
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(Cathead biscuits, baked so they bump into one another, are the epitome of this method.)
Called the Paint Factory, the complex is also home to 12 Star Flats, Cathead's Diner, the Printshop and a community room called the Mixing Room.
Kok carries only straight vodkas at The Peached Tortilla, including Texas brands Dripping Springs vodka and Tito's vodka, as well as Cathead vodka from Jackson, MS.
Whether you want to try Indian street snacks or Middle Eastern specialties, or tuck into a hearty helping of North Carolina BBQ or a cathead biscuit smothered in gravy, you'll find it here.
Cathead Vodka distillery is looking confidently to 2019 after the launch of its first bourbon, Old Soul.
But its adult shakes are worthy of awards--consider The James Beard Incident (white chocolate ganache, salted caramel, pecans, bruleed sugar, and Cathead pecan vodka) or Cap'n Crunk (Captain Crunch cereal, butterscotch, and Hennessey)--and these have nothing on their specialty drinks.
The SSK-1 kit includes an additional hydraulic valve, Cathead and tower kit with stabilizer legs that extend out in front of the drill for additional stability.
The sampling rates are 40 * 40 (cathead), 80 * 80 (fist), 150 * 150 (foot), and 300 * 300 (davidhead).
The name of the Code manipulator Range 1 E-BRAKE 1 GEN E-STOP 2 VFD E-STOP 3 PARKING BRAKE 4 Range 2 RT MOTOR CONTROL 5 RT INERTIA BRAKE 6 RT SPEED SETTING 7 RT TORQUE LIMIT 8 Range 3 LEFT CATHEAD 9 RIGHT CATHEAD 10 ROTARY CATHEAD 11 ALARM 12 Range 4 AIR SPINNER 13 TOOLS SELECT 14 SPARE1 15 SPARE2 16 Table 2: The size of each type of manipulators (mm).
Cathead's practice nurse colleague, Adelle Curham, agrees introducing a new system can be daunting at first.
"Because topless cranes have no cathead at the top, it's easier to overlap them and overall crane working heights don't need to be so high.
military attache LCol Creg Paulk, MGen Blaise Cathead, Devin Dreeshen, Ben Stevenson, Netherlands military attache LCol Christa Opper-Beumer (the only female player), Chris Pulfer, Andrew Mayeda (Bloomberg News), Blake Strachan, Adam Peace, BGen Sylvain Sirois, Australian High Commission defence liaison Wing Commander Russell Page, MGen Jay Milne, BGen Alex Patch, MGen Chuck Lamarre, Doug Thomas, Lee Bedhiaume (Postmedia News), Scott Taylor (Esprit de Corps), Cmdre Scott Bishop, German military attache LCol Ralf Heimrich.