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headstock (plural headstocks)
- (mining) A headframe.
- A part of a machine (such as a lathe or drill) that supports a rotating part
- A beam that supports a bell.
- A clamp that restrains a cow by the neck.
- The part of a lute-type string instrument, such as a guitar, that holds the tuning pegs or tensioning screws of the strings.
part of a lute-type string instrument