head note


head note
a summary of points decided in a case, written by the law-reporting company and not the court, which is usually found before the judgments.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

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  • head|note — «HEHD NOHT», noun. an explanatory note placed before an article, report, chapter, or the like …   Useful english dictionary

  • head note — /ˈhɛd noʊt/ (say hed noht) noun 1. Also, Chiefly US, head tone. a note sung in the head register. 2. Law a summary of the contents of the published report of a case, preceding the full report …   Australian English dictionary

  • head note — noun : head tone …   Useful english dictionary

  • head-note — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Head (botany) — Flower head redirects here. For the band, see Flowerhead. The capitulum is considered the most derived form of inflorescence.[1] Flower heads found outside Asteraceae (such as those of Eryngium or Jasione) show lesser degrees of specialization.… …   Wikipedia

  • head tone — /ˈhɛd toʊn/ (say hed tohn) noun Chiefly US → head note (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Head — (h[e^]d), n. [OE. hed, heved, heaved, AS. he[ a]fod; akin to D. hoofd, OHG. houbit, G. haupt, Icel. h[ o]fu[eth], Sw. hufvud, Dan. hoved, Goth. haubi[thorn]. The word does not correspond regularly to L. caput head (cf. E. {Chief}, {Cadet},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Head and ears — Head Head (h[e^]d), n. [OE. hed, heved, heaved, AS. he[ a]fod; akin to D. hoofd, OHG. houbit, G. haupt, Icel. h[ o]fu[eth], Sw. hufvud, Dan. hoved, Goth. haubi[thorn]. The word does not correspond regularly to L. caput head (cf. E. {Chief},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Head and shoulders — Head Head (h[e^]d), n. [OE. hed, heved, heaved, AS. he[ a]fod; akin to D. hoofd, OHG. houbit, G. haupt, Icel. h[ o]fu[eth], Sw. hufvud, Dan. hoved, Goth. haubi[thorn]. The word does not correspond regularly to L. caput head (cf. E. {Chief},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Head fast — Head Head (h[e^]d), n. [OE. hed, heved, heaved, AS. he[ a]fod; akin to D. hoofd, OHG. houbit, G. haupt, Icel. h[ o]fu[eth], Sw. hufvud, Dan. hoved, Goth. haubi[thorn]. The word does not correspond regularly to L. caput head (cf. E. {Chief},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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