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noun head·piece \-ˌpēs\

Simple Definition of headpiece

  • : a usually decorative covering for the head

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of headpiece

  1. 1 a :  a protective or defensive covering for the head b :  an ornamental, ceremonial, or traditional covering for the head

  2. 2 :  brains, intelligence

  3. 3 :  an ornament especially at the beginning of a chapter

Examples of headpiece in a sentence

  1. The bride wore a veil with a beaded headpiece.

  2. <the bride will be wearing a flowing veil fastened to a pearl-covered headpiece>



1535

First Known Use of headpiece

1535

Rhymes with headpiece

apiece, at peace, Burmese, camise, caprice, cassis, cerise, chemise, Chinese, Cochise, codpiece, coulisse, crosspiece, decease, decrease, degrease, Dumfries, earpiece, eyepiece, fieldpiece, grandniece, hairpiece, heelpiece, increase, lend-lease, Maltese, Matisse, Maurice, mouthpiece, nosepiece, obese, one-piece, pastis, pelisse, police, re-lease, release, seapiece, set piece, shankpiece, showpiece, sidepiece, stringpiece, sublease, surcease, tailpiece, think piece, timepiece, toepiece, three-piece, two-piece, valise, wool grease, workpiece


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