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 Head of Cattle.Heads or Tails. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Head over Heels (To turn).
 
To place the hands upon the ground and throw the legs upwards so as to describe half a circle.   1
 


 Head of Cattle.Heads or Tails. 

 
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