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Come to a head

Posted by ESC on May 16, 2005

In Reply to: Come to a head posted by MC on May 16, 2005

: Does anyone know the meaning of the phrase "Come to a head; coming to a head; or brought to a head"?

From Merriam-Webster online:

17 a : the part of a boil, pimple, or abscess at which it is likely to break b : culminating point of action : CRISIS -- events came to a head.

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