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headcloth

[hed-klawth, -kloth] /ˈhɛdˌklɔθ, -ˌklɒθ/
noun, plural headcloths
[hed-klawth z, -kloth z, -klawths, -kloths] /ˈhɛdˌklɔðz, -ˌklɒðz, -ˌklɔθs, -ˌklɒθs/ (Show IPA)
1.
any cloth for covering the head, as a turban or wimple.
Origin of headcloth
1000
before 1000; Middle English he(v)ed cloth; Old English hēafod clath; see head, cloth
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