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noun head·piece \-ˌpēs\

Simple Definition of headpiece

  • : a usually decorative covering for the head

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

  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


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