Deadhead


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Deadhead

An employee of a transportation company who travels for free in order to return home or arrive at his next assignment.
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Like all Deadheads, Malvinni loves this music, a sentiment clear from his passionate prose.
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n Deadhead roses to encourage them unless the roses are being grown for the colour and profusion of their hips.
Small-time LSD dealers like Joe Deadhead were going to prison for five- and 10-year stretches without parole.
It is the simplest way to smarten up the summer garden but deadhead now and it will also pay dividends for the rest of the year
Deadhead them regularly and they will last all spring.
Burn affected material, prune out infected areas of plants at a point well below the damage, and deadhead any flowers with signs of grey mould.
Always deadhead spent flowers, and feed with indoor plant food about once a month in summer, much less in the winter.
OUT on the road today, I saw a Deadhead sticker on a Cadillac.
John Kerry seems to waffle between deadhead and barkinghead.
Once the roses have flowered it is important to deadhead them, as the plant will put all its energy into producing seed heads or hips and not more flowers.
The second quarter 2004 operating ratio was enhanced by unusually strong freight demand and a significant amount of customer paid deadhead miles resulting in a phenomenal 650 basis point improvement over the same period in 2003.