- any cloth for covering the head, as a turban or wimple.
Origin of headcloth
Examples from the Web for headcloth
Historical Examples of headcloth
There was no headcloth covering the fuzzy grey wool that was braided into innumerable plaits.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves
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The women wore the chemise-like garment which all Mayan women wear to-day, with the headcloth we have previously described.The American Egypt
The lady was clothed in a great robe of gold brocade, and her headcloth, of fine cambric, was turned so that her face was hidden.
Beside her was a maiden, upon whom was a vest and robe poor and thin, and the veil of her headcloth was old though clean.