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  • n. Plural form of figurehead.

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Examples

  • Four the third year straight, label figureheads Atmosphere will headline, and the bill also includes Brother Ali, Freeway and Jake One, P. O.S, and

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  • And while the old man sat and told his story, he carved an image which was to represent Holger Danske, and to be fastened to the prow of a ship; for the old grandfather was a carver of figureheads, that is, one who cuts out the figures fastened to the front of ships, from which every ship is named.

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  • Glendale claims that Duff and Aguilar are mere "figureheads," and asks the FCC to determine whether TBN itself "is qualified to remain a commission licensee."

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  • The great thing is people are becoming aware not just of the bias of "figureheads" like Rather and Matthews - but about the "Puppetmasters" operating behind the scenes that put words and beliefs in the figureheads mouths.

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  • "While fraud is committed by people at every level and in practically every department, 'figureheads' within SA businesses are responsible for 17 percent of all reported frauds and have been in the company for an average of seven years."

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  • Though it may be argued that boards of directors are often big name figureheads, according to Chevron's own executives the company's policy was that "board members must hear the bad news along with the good.

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  • Both Condi Rice and Colin Powell traded a role as "figureheads" for our corrupt elite for personal gain.

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  • Oh swell the figureheads of two of our countries evilest families will help steal, I mean raise aid for the Haitians.

    Think Progress » Obama asks George W. Bush to assist Haiti relief efforts.

  • Eric Fuller, 63, who was struck by a bullet in the hail of gunfire in Tucson that killed six and wounded 13 on Saturday, claimed Thursday that conservative figureheads such as Sarah Palin, Glenn Beck and Sharron Angle were to blame for the violence in Arizona.

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  • Halston was the one of the figureheads of this special time in American history.

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