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fig•ure•head



Pronunciation: (fig'yur-hed"), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/figurehead.html on line 73 [key]
n.
1. a person who is head of a group, company, etc., in title but actually has no real authority or responsibility: Most modern kings and queens are figureheads.
2. Naut.a carved full-length figure or bust built into the bow of a sailing ship.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/figurehead.html on line 118 figurehead (Thesaurus)
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/figurehead.html on line 120 figurehead (Encyclopedia)

 

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