headland

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English hedelond, hedelonde, from Old English hēafodland, hafudland (boundary, headland), equivalent to head +‎ land. Eclipsed non-native Middle English chevicir (headland), borrowed from Old French chevecier (head piece).

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headland (plural headlands)

  1. Coastal land that juts into the sea.
  2. The unplowed boundary of a field.

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