do-rag

or doo-rag, do rag, du-rag

[ doo-rag ]
/ ˈduˌræg /

noun Slang.

a kerchief or scarf worn on the head to protect the hairdo, especially after kinky hair has been straightened.

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Origin of do-rag

First recorded in 1960–65; (hair)do + rag1
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