Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An ornamental head-dress of the ancient Persian kings.
- n. The head-dress of the high priest of the Jews.
- n. A low-crowned episcopal miter. F. G. Lee. Also written kidaris.
- n. [⟨cap.] The typical genus of the family Cidaridæ. The species are mostly of warm seas. C. tribuloides is found on the Atlantic coast. A British species found in Shetland is C. papillata, called the piper-urchin, from some fancied resemblance of its globular body and spines to a bagpipe.
“The first stratum, consisting of a layer of limestone (Araya limestone), about 980 feet in thickness, is sparingly strewn with fossils (cidaris glandaria, corals and sponges), and belongs to the Cenoman, earliest of the”
“They covered the head, not only out of doors, but in their houses, wearing either felt caps like the Persians, or a head-dress of a more elaborate character, which bore the name of _tiara_ or _cidaris_.”
The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 3. (of 7): Media The History, Geography, And Antiquities Of Chaldaea, Assyria, Babylon, Media, Persia, Parthia, And Sassanian or New Persian Empire; With Maps and Illustrations.
“The Medes and Persians seem more generally to have worn the cidaris, or conical cap, some - times terminating in a sharp point, at others”
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Headgear: “anything worn on the head” (that isn’t part of the head). Hats are fine, but for a more detailed, wider selection of fashionable hats in all colors and sizes, please see Reese Tee’s li...
This is just sort of my "unsorted pit" of costumes to be organized later. It's a really broad topic, so right now, anything goes! Thanks for the contributions!
Everything hats,things with hoods,hoods,scarves,crowns,useful
adjectival forms,hat expressions,
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