• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Head-mold the skull proper:
    • Head-mold (archit.) a moulding round or over the head of a door, &c
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  • Bill Robinson
    Bill Robinson
    “A good hitting instructor is able to mold his teaching to the individual. If a guy stands on his head, you perfect that.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. héafod, Dut. hoofd, Ger. haupt.


In literature:

High o'er their heads a mold'ring rock is plac'd, That promises a fall, and shakes at ev'ry blast.
"The Aeneid" by Virgil
And, still further, the clay vessels themselves were frequently molded in the shape of animals or heads of animals.
"The Prehistoric World" by E. A. Allen
She struck him with her molding paddle, cutting off his head.
"The Bontoc Igorot" by Albert Ernest Jenks
The press descended and the bolt flew out onto the ground, its head as round as though cast in a mold.
"L'Assommoir" by Emile Zola
It must therefore have been molded on the head after death.
"A further contribution to the study of the mortuary customs of the North American Indians" by H. C. Yarrow
She had a beautiful head and face, and a figure exquisitely molded.
"Wife in Name Only" by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
During the summer I was in the hands of two artists, Miss Anna Klumpke, who painted my portrait, and Paul Bartlett, who molded my head in clay.
"Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897" by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Betty lifted her head and caught the expression molding his face.
"Daughter of the Sun" by Jackson Gregory
Fungus was blossoming in the open wound in the chest, and the scarred head was crowned with red and purple mold.
"The Status Civilization" by Robert Sheckley
Molds for deer head forms are made in two pieces, one for each side of the head, and are necessarily not carried completely around the antlers.
"Home Taxidermy for Pleasure and Profit" by Albert B. Farnham
The paper cap bobbed up, and the man at the molds bent his head forward with wondering eyes.
"True to His Home" by Hezekiah Butterworth
Mold will gather around the head in spite of the cloves, but less than without them.
"Dishes & Beverages of the Old South" by Martha McCulloch Williams
And, Betsey, for the love of mercy, mold it into the head of thy future husband.
"The Scarlet Stigma" by James Edgar Smith
These are broken by long, narrow, round-headed openings, vivified by ball moldings ornamenting the heavy rounding of their splays.
"Cathedrals of Spain" by John A. (John Allyne) Gade
The cornice is supported by modillions carved with rough human heads or molded in quarter-round.
"Romanesque Art in Southern Manche: Album" by Marie Lebert
This first copper electrotype shell Spencer found to be an exact duplicate or mold of part of the head and lettering on the coin.
"From Xylographs to Lead Molds; A.D. 1440-A.D. 1921" by H. C. Forster
In houses, it will hide in dark corners, under picture moldings and behind the heads of old-fashioned bedsteads.
"Handbook of Medical Entomology" by William Albert Riley
Make the joints of the mold very tight as directed for molding at head of chapter.
"The Century Cook Book" by Mary Ronald
When all are ready a hollow head shaped to receive the cup mold is set on the wheel and a mold inserted.
"The Potter's Craft" by Charles F. Binns

In poetry:

The Moon-Worms are a doughty race:
They eat her gray and golden face.
Her eye-sockets dead, and molding head:
These caverns are their dwelling-place.
"What The Hyena Said" by Vachel Lindsay

In news:

Here's what you need to know to properly shutdown an accumulator head blow molding machine after a week running parts.
"He does not fit the mold," said Lynn Kimsey, head of the Bohart Museum of Entomology and professor of entomology at UC Davis.
The best scene in Head Wind, an Iranian documentary, depicts two men in a dingy Tehran garage molding satellite dishes as though they were cooking up crystal meth.
Sixteen dollars, more or less, will buy you a gelatin dessert mold in the shape of Elizabeth II's head.
Their heads turned, instantly molded by the moonlit silence.
The unique design has a custom razor blade molded into a one-piece head/handle of clear, high melt point, high impact polymer.
The Magic Molder, a molding head for tablesaws, won the Sequoia New Product Award for leadership in ergonomics and safety at the 2007 Association of Woodworking & Furnishings Suppliers (AWFS) fair.
Next Rhs Head Swap Mold Tooling.
These heads use RHS' Clean Cast Technology, which uses permanent-mold tooling to closely control manufacturing tolerances.