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  • n. A woman's ornament; habiliment.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A woman's ornament; habiliment.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An ornamental part of a woman's dress; especially, the attire of the head or neck.

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  • R. Wilcox, Dictionary of Costume: "an elaborate but delicate headdress of the sixteenth century, usually of a lace of gold threads workd with beads, jewels, ribbons, gauze, and even sometimes a single feather

    October 15, 2008