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Loggerhead or Loggerheads may refer to:
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- An insult; referring to someone as a "loggerhead" was a formerly common way of calling them an idiot
- To be "at loggerheads" means to be in a controversy or dispute with no obvious resolution
- Loggerhead Key, the largest islet in the Dry Tortugas, Florida
- Loggerheads, Denbighshire, a village in Denbighshire, Wales
- Loggerheads, Staffordshire, a small village in north Staffordshire, England
- Loggerheads and Whitmore ward, a ward in the borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme, England
Fauna and flora
- Loggerhead musk turtle, the turtle Sternotherus minor
- Loggerhead sea turtle, the sea turtle Caretta caretta
- Loggerhead Shrike, the passerine bird Lanius ludovicianus
- Loggerhead Kingbird, the passerine bird Tyrannus caudifasciatus
- Loggerhead, an English Midlands term for Common Knapweed (Centaurea nigra) and Cornflower (C. cyanus)
- (The) Loggerheads, an English Midlands toponym of meadows where these Centaurea grow or grew in abundance
- Loggerheads, the heraldic term for leopards' faces, e.g., on the coat of arms and flag of Shropshire (England) and its county town, Shrewsbury
- Loggerheads (film), a 2005 film written and directed by Tim Kirkman
- Loggerheads (TV series), a popular 1997 German-made cartoon about Vikings, broadcast in different countries
- Loggerheads (1993), an album by Canadian punk band D.O.A.
- Loggerhead (tool), two iron balls attached by an iron rod used by shipbuilders to melt pitch
- Loggerhead Inc., a software development firm located in Washington, DC.
- USS Loggerhead (SS-374), a Balao-class submarine, named for the sea turtle, laid down and launched in 1944
- Duignan, William H. (1902): Notes on Staffordshire Place Names. Oxford University Press.
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