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loggerhead:

see sea turtlesea turtle,
name for several species of large marine turtles found in tropical and subtropical oceans. These turtles are modified for life in the ocean by having flipperlike forelimbs without toes and lightweight shells. Their heads are too large to be withdrawn into the shell.
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loggerhead

1. a large-headed turtle, Caretta caretta, occurring in most seas: family Chelonidae
2. loggerhead shrike a North American shrike, Lanius ludovicianus, having a grey head and body, black-and-white wings and tail, and black facial stripe
3. a tool consisting of a large metal sphere attached to a long handle, used for warming liquids, melting tar, etc.
4. a strong round upright post in a whaleboat for belaying the line of a harpoon
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Walkers - and their dogs - enjoy a day out at Loggerheads Country Park (above), as did Paul and Diane Williams and their children James and Rachel (right) Main picture: STACEY ROBERTS SR120608LOGGERHEADS-2
Howard Berman, D-Panorama City, and City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas, who represents South Central Los Angeles and often has been at loggerheads with Riordan - would join the contest.
Moira Young, Denbighshire's county ecologist, said: "The woodlands at Loggerheads provide important feeding areas and roost sites for a variety of bat species, such as the less common Noctule bat, and this method of working will ensure there is minimal potential disturbance to these animals.
1 billion redevelopment plan, the city and Castaic Lake Water Agency now are at loggerheads as a trial on the matter quickly approaches.
They are being encouraged to sell their produce at Loggerheads Garage, alongside the Mold-Ruthin road, which incorporates a Spar shop.
The British and Irish governments remain at loggerheads over how to get the talks going again, and over the importance of requiring the IRA to begin handing over its explosives and guns before giving Sinn Fein a seat at full-scale negotiations.
STUDENTS of Coleg Llysfasi in Ruthin are helping butterflies to flourish on a rare type of grassland at Loggerheads Country Park near Mold.
LOOKING like cavalry riders, the governors of America's 50 states are coming to the rescue while the Republican-led Congress and the Democrat-held White House still are at loggerheads over budget issues.
Yesterday they were giving demonstrations and talks at Loggerheads Country Park near Mold, marking National Archaeology Week, which runs from July 15 to 23.
Wrexham council provides dog bags and bins at Loggerheads, which is one of the best kept secrets of North Wales, says the award for the Denbighshire park.