A*head" (#), adv. [Pref. a- + head.]
In or to the front; in advance; onward.
The island bore but a little ahead of us.
Headlong; without restraint.
To go ahead. (a) To go in advance. (b) To go on onward. (c) To push on in an enterprise. [Colloq] -- To get ahead of. (a) To get in advance of. (b) To surpass; to get the better of. [Colloq.]
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