Definitions for headdressˈhɛdˌdrɛs
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a covering or decoration for the head:
a tribal headdress of feathers.
Origin of headdress:
clothing for the head
a decorative covering or ornament worn on the head.
Origin: head + dress
a covering or ornament for the head; a headtire
a manner of dressing the hair or of adorning it, whether with or without a veil, ribbons, combs, etc