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  • n  a nonenterprising person who is not paying his way
    the deadheads on the payroll should be eased out as fast as possible
  • n  a train or bus or taxi traveling empty

  • It gets into their ordinary TV sets through an adapter, which puts STV programs onto Channel 6 a deadhead channel in Los Angeles.
  • They take the longest jumps and often "deadhead"that is, fly empty to pick up passengers.
  • After years of trimming and timidity, Mends-France had struck off the deadhead of France's postwar malaiseimmo bilisme.
News & Articles

  • Don’t miss your chance to fertilize, prune
    The middle of July brings questions on summer maintenance. This is your last chance to control the size of some fall and autumn blooming perennials by getting snippy with mums, phlox, sedum Autumn Joy and delphiniums. Continue to deadhead or remove faded flowers from annuals and perennials to encourage more summer blooms.
    July 10, 2013 - Tacoma News Tribune

  • Steve Russell in Business Wire (press release)
    Chairman and CEO Steve Russell commented, "The June quarter results showed marked improvement in operating metrics. Average miles per week per tractor was the best since December 2006, and up about two percent from June 2007. Deadhead miles, at 9.7...
  • Bob Weir in New York Times
    The university, located in a hippie-friendly city 75 miles south of San Francisco, already teaches a popular undergraduate course about the Grateful Dead's music, and is known as "a hotbed of current Deadhead culture," said Bob Weir, the group's...
  • Jackie Greene in Aspen Times
    I didn't either, at first. I've never been a Deadhead,said Greene. "But I've been hanging with Phil, and he gave me a stack of Dead stuff."

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