headdress

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head·dress

noun \ˈhed-ˌdres\

: a decorative covering for your head

Full Definition of HEADDRESS

:  an often elaborate covering for the head

Examples of HEADDRESS

  1. The dancers wore ceremonial headdresses.
  2. <most of the acrobats riding the horses and elephants wore some sort of fancy headdress>

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First Known Use of HEADDRESS

1702

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