headboard headboard  /ˈhɛd ˌbɔrd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a vertical board or panel forming the head of a bedstead

Usage(s):

  1. As cannon balls ripped from fore to aft, little splinters of wood ricocheted around me as sailors ran across headboards from back left to back right.
  2. Above the headboard on a yellow wall hangs a huge novelty $1,000 bill, with Mallory's face where Grover Cleveland's would be.
  3. None of the Casa Quivira children their names, dates of birth and arrival at the home pinned to their crib headboards turned out to be Esther.

News

  • Weekend warriors - 5 upcycled wood projects

    This hand-painted headboard used recycled lumber. One of the wonderful benefits of shedding a collective 300+ pounds is an increase in energy and physical ability for both Mr. Second Helpings and myself.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Everett Herald

Quotes

  1. "Order a headboard and an upholstered box spring, and all of a sudden you're not a child anymore," says Berkus, who has created his own line for the home at Linens n Things."
    on Jan 8, 2007 By: Nate Berkus Source: AZ Central.com

  2. "The night before, I was fine and slept with a harder pillow," Harang said. "That night, I had grabbed a softer one. I woke up in the middle of the night jammed up against the headboard."
    on Aug 21, 2008 By: Aaron Harang Source: MLB.com

  3. "I wanted to put the whole sequence of that goal in stills, blown up really big, above the headboard of my bed ...... and below I'd add an inscription which reads: My life's best. Nothing more," Maradona, who's now leading Argentina as head...
    on Jun 6, 2010 By: Diego Maradona Source: TODAYonline

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