Definition for A-HEAD'

A-HEAD', adv. [ahed'; a and head, or at head.]

  1. Further forward than another thing; in front; originally a sea term, denoting further forward than another ship, or on the point to which the stem is directed, in opposition to astern. – Mar. Dict.
  2. Onward; forward; toward the point before the stem or head; as, move ahead.
  3. Headlong; without restraint; precipitantly; as, children suffered to run ahead. [Not used.] – L'Estrange.

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