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sweatband

[ swet-band ]
/ ˈswɛtˌbænd /
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noun

a band lining the inside of a hat or cap to protect it against sweat from the head.
a band of fabric worn around the head to absorb sweat.

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Origin of sweatband

First recorded in 1890–95; sweat + band2
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British Dictionary definitions for sweatband

sweatband
/ (ˈswɛtˌbænd) /

noun

a band of material set in a hat or cap to protect it from sweat
a piece of cloth tied around the forehead to keep sweat out of the eyes or around the wrist to keep the hands dry, as in sports
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