1A circular band, typically one made of precious metal, worn on the head as an ornament.
- A circlet rested atop his head, and was adorned with a single, four-pointed star.
- She wears a long veil with a circlet of flowers round her head.
- Some women wear a shayla, a black gauzy scarf wrapped around the head and held in place by a variety of hats, head circlets, or jewelry.
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