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  • n. Plural form of head-hunter.


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  • Every member of Tudor's expedition was accounted for; and it was a long, dark way out of the head-hunters 'country.

    Chapter 25

  • I don't think I care to visit the head-hunters any more.

    Chapter 25

  • They were from an island of cannibals and head-hunters, and they never cried out.


  • The grinning house-boys shouted encouragement and explanation, and the stampede was checked, the new-caught head-hunters huddling closely together and staring dubiously at the fearful monster.

    Chapter 18

  • The beggars are all head-hunters, and they especially esteem a white man's head.


  • The beggars are all head-hunters, and they especially esteem that of a white man.


  • Head to Lead Lloyds Heard on the Street: Lloyds Bags a Star One can see why he would have been top of the head-hunters 'list to replace outgoing chief executive Eric Daniels.

    Lloyds Can Expect Foreign Adventures

  • Liverpool's missing head Spencer Stuart, the firm of head-hunters appointed to find Liverpool's chief executive more than three months ago, say the process is "ongoing".

    Anti-Glazer protest leads to slump in Manchester United shirt sales

  • Even then she was on the wild coast of Malaita, and at Poonga-Poonga, of all villainous and dangerous portions the worst, peopled with a teeming population of head-hunters, robbers, and murderers.

    Chapter 17

  • Kalalau Valley was left to him for his own, though head-hunters ventured after him from time to time and to their own undoing.

    Koolau the Leper


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