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Meaning of HEAD-HUNTER

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Head"-hunt`er\, n.
A member of any tribe or race of savages who have the custom
of decapitating human beings and preserving their heads as
trophies. The Dyaks of Borneo are the most noted
head-hunters.

 
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