He looked at theheadboard intently a long time, partly because the Irish voice had come from that direction, and partly because he was afraid to look round toward the table.
He looked up at the ornamental figure carved on the rich headboard of his bed as if he suspected that the headboard of English walnut had spoken in Irish.
Beds were large, and mostly of the arcaded headboard type.
They were of great size with a high headboard supporting a very heavy cornice, the other end of which was borne by posts set at the lower corners and often detached from the bottom of the bed.
The other headboard was the same, except that the name "Bill Robbins" had been inserted.
One, with Bill Robbins' headboard over it, was covered with a mound of earth.
He bent again over the headboard that bore that name and as if to reinforce the senses of sight and hearing ran his forefinger along the rudely carved letters.
The Son But the headboard of mother's bed is pushed Against the attic door: the door is nailed.
I made him nail the door shut, And push the headboardof the bed against it.
She ran into her cabin and scrouged behind the headboard of a bed.
I remember having the utmost confidence in the headboard of my bed, which was toward the window.
The soldiers fired haphazard in the windows and the wardrobe in which my clothes were hanging caught seven bullets and the headboard of my bed, four.
If it had been placed as it should have been, the high headboard would have sheltered me.
To support the inside stem-piece, some form of headboard was usually fitted near each end after the sheathing was in place.
The ends of the gunwales were supported by a narrowheadboard sharply bellied toward the end of the canoe.
This complicated bending of the stem-piece, in conjunction with use of a headboard and a brace member, served to stiffen the end structure sufficiently to meet the requirements of service.
Many canoes had the space between the headboard and the stem-piece stuffed with shavings, moss, or other dry material to help mold the bark to form beyond the sheathing in the ends.
The headboard was in the form of a rounded ~V~ that was widest at midheight, at the gunwales, which were let into its sides.
At the bow the gunwales are bent around a horizontal headboard tenoned over the stem head but at the stern there is no headboard.
The end section developed into a tumble-home form, so that a section through the top of the headboard was rather oval.
The purpose of the headboardwas to strengthen the stem-piece, and in many cases it was an integral member of the end structure itself and helped to maintain its form.
The headboards were sometimes stepped on the unsplit heel of the stem-piece; a notch was made in the bottom of the headboard to allow this.
The berths were flat, naked wooden shelves thirty inches wide, separated by a partition headboardsix inches high and without railing in front.
In these sections passengers spread their beds, sleeping heads together, separated only by a headboard six inches high.
A headboard was considered almost indispensable, although it is absent in some cases.
As we have just said, Charles uttered these words in a low tone, yet Henry thought he heard behind the headboard something like a dull exclamation of anger.
This farthingale hung every night from a hook which was secured by a padlock behind theheadboard of her bed.
It was the headboard that had forced her struggle for composure.
Mormon carefully adjusted the headboard he had fashioned from a thick plank, to be carved later when the lettering was decided upon.
The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "headboard" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.