headcloth

[ hed-klawth, -kloth ]
/ ˈhɛdˌklɔθ, -ˌklɒθ /

noun, plural head·cloths [hed-klawthz, -klothz, -klawths, -kloths]. /ˈhɛdˌklɔðz, -ˌklɒðz, -ˌklɔθs, -ˌklɒθs/.

any cloth for covering the head, as a turban or wimple.

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Origin of headcloth

before 1000; Middle English he(v)ed cloth;Old English hēafod clath;see head, cloth
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