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headdress Line breaks: head|dress
Pronunciation: /ˈhɛddrɛs/

Definition of headdress in English:


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An ornamental covering or band for the head, especially one worn on ceremonial occasions: a tall plumed headdress a veil held in place with a pearl headdress
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  • Everything from the thunderous Wagnerian music to the performers' skin-tight unitards and birdlike headdresses reinforces the show's sleek, aerial character.
  • Today, Kevin is wearing his robes: a long, flowing white tunic, a shawl and a headdress with a yellow headband.
  • The women came out one by one, dressed in their finest linen, and with ceremonial headdresses and jewellery.
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