- Headdress Head"dress` (h[e^]d"dr[e^]s`), n.
1. A covering or ornament for the head; a headtire; as,
chiefs among the plains Indians had elaborate long
headdresses with many feathers.
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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headdress — /hed dres /, n. 1. a covering or decoration for the head: a tribal headdress of feathers. 2. a style or manner of arranging the hair. [1695 1705; HEAD + DRESS] * * * … Universalium
headdress — noun Headdress is used after these nouns: ↑feather … Collocations dictionary
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headdress — [[t]he̱ddres[/t]] headdresses also head dress N COUNT A headdress is something that is worn on a person s head for decoration … English dictionary
headdress — noun (C) something that someone wears on their head for decoration on a special occasion: a feathered headdress … Longman dictionary of contemporary English