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ˈhɛdˌdrɛshead·dress

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. headdress, headgearnoun

    clothing for the head

Wiktionary

  1. headdressnoun

    a decorative covering or ornament worn on the head.

  2. headdressnoun

    a hairdo.

  3. Etymology: head + dress

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Headdressnoun

    Etymology: head and dress.

    There is not so variable a thing in nature as a lady’s headdress: I have known it rise and fall. Joseph Addison, Spectator.

    If ere with airy horns I planted heads,
    Or discompos’d the headdress of a prude. Alexander Pope.

    Among birds the males very often appear in a most beautiful headdress, whether it be a crest, a comb, a tuft of feathers, or a natural little plume, erected like a kind of pinnacle on the very top of the head. Joseph Addison, Spectator.

Wikipedia

  1. headdress

    Headgear, headwear, or headdress includes any element of clothing which is worn on one's head, including hats, helmets, turbans and many other types. Headgear is worn for many purposes, including protection against the elements, decoration, or for religious or cultural reasons, including social conventions.

ChatGPT

  1. headdress

    A headdress is an item or piece of clothing that is worn on the head, often for ceremonial, religious, or cultural reasons. It can be a simple band or more elaborate like a crown or helmet, and it may include details such as feathers, jewels, or other decorative elements. Headdresses are used in various cultures and societies around the world and can denote status, profession, or affiliation with a particular group.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Headdressnoun

    a covering or ornament for the head; a headtire

  2. Headdressnoun

    a manner of dressing the hair or of adorning it, whether with or without a veil, ribbons, combs, etc

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of headdress in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of headdress in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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