headcloth

[hed-klawth, -kloth]
noun, plural head·cloths [hed-klawth z, -kloth z, -klawths, -kloths] /ˈhɛdˌklɔðz, -ˌklɒðz, -ˌklɔθs, -ˌklɒθs/.
  1. any cloth for covering the head, as a turban or wimple.

Origin of headcloth

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