Origin of headband
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Examples from the Web for headband
“[M]any a headband was soon stained red,” noted a TIME cover story from 1964.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis
November 23, 2014
But the crown itself (or headband or cluster of buds) screams disingenuous.Flower Crowns Are Phony and Must Die
September 5, 2014
She refused to engage on personal questions with a press corps that made a federal case of her headband.Michelle Obama’s Charm Offensive
February 5, 2012
He removed his headband—called an ogal—and placed it on the table, a symbolic gesture to indicate the importance of the request.Gay Syrian Blogger a Hoax?
June 6, 2011
It was hard to communicate with the district leader by means of a headband.
She closed the door and walked to the desk, removing the headband as she approached.
He pulled off his cap, tossed it to a chair, and replaced it with the headband.
This is the power pack, which is plugged into the headband, thus.
"You mean, this thing—" He paused, looking for a moment at Graham, then took the headband off.
- a ribbon or band worn around the head
- a narrow cloth band attached to the top of the spine of a book for protection or decoration
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Word Origin and History for headband
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