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headset

[hed-set] /ˈhɛdˌsɛt/
noun
1.
Radio, Telephony. a device consisting of one or two earphones with a headband for holding them over the ears and sometimes with a mouthpiece attached.
2.
earphones or headphones.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; head + set
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headset

/ˈhɛdˌsɛt/
noun
1.
a pair of headphones, esp with a microphone attached
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