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headdress

[hed-dres] /ˈhɛdˌdrɛs/
noun
1.
a covering or decoration for the head:
a tribal headdress of feathers.
2.
a style or manner of arranging the hair.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705; head + dress
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British Dictionary definitions for head dress

headdress

/ˈhɛdˌdrɛs/
noun
1.
any head covering, esp an ornate one or one denoting a rank or occupation
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