Head-mold

Definitions

  • 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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Quotations

  • 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.”

Etymology

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

Usage

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
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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.
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