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headmost Line breaks: head|most
Pronunciation: /ˈhɛdməʊst/

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Definition of headmost in English:

adjective

archaic
(Chiefly of a ship) holding a position in advance of others; foremost.
Example sentences
  • Shute ordered that before the Indians come to meet they fly a ‘British Flagg’ in their ‘headmost Canoo.’
  • At 10 A.M. the headmost vessel fired a shot, and hoisted a red flag.
  • At noon our headmost ships were pretty near them, and between one and two, the Warspite and Dorsetshire began to fire, and were then abreast of the Cardinal rocks.

Words that rhyme with headmost

backmost • leftmost

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