hair net

noun
a cap of loose net, as of silk or nylon, for holding the hair in place.

Origin:
1860–65

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Keep your hair clean and wear an effective hair restraint, such as a hat or
  hair net.
Use a fingernail file, and use a hair net or cap to keep your hair out of food.
Cooks should wear a hair net and take off jewelry when cooking.
Detainees with hair shoulder-length or longer shall be required to wear a hair
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