headdress

[ hed-dres ]
/ ˈhɛdˌdrɛs /

noun

a covering or decoration for the head: a tribal headdress of feathers.
a style or manner of arranging the hair.

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Origin of headdress

First recorded in 1695–1705; head + dress
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British Dictionary definitions for headdress

headdress
/ (ˈhɛdˌdrɛs) /

noun

any head covering, esp an ornate one or one denoting a rank or occupation
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