American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A band worn around the head.
- n. Printing An ornamental strip at the top of a page or beginning of a chapter or paragraph.
- n. Printing A cloth band attached to the top of the spine of a book.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fillet; a band for the head.
- n. In printing: A thin slip of iron on the tympan of a printing-press.
- n. A band of decoration, usually engraved, at the head of a chapter or at the top of a page. When made, as was usual in the eighteenth century, of a combination of typographic ornaments, it was called by printers a fac.
- n. In bookbinding, a sewed cord placed at the head and tail of the inner back of a well-bound book as a decoration and to make the inner back as long as the outer. A worked head-band is made by the book-sewer when sewing the book with thread and needle. The ordinary head-band is a cord of bright-colored silk attached to the inner back.
- To attach a head-band to (the inner back of a book) in the process of binding.
- n. a strip of fabric worn around the head
- n. a hair-accessory, made of a flexible material and curved like a horseshoe, for holding one's hair back.
- n. a strip of fabric attached to the top of the spine of a book; used as decoration and reinforcement
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A fillet; a band for the head.
- n. The band at each end of the back of a book.
- n. a band worn around or over the head
- head + band (Wiktionary)
“The subject of Headbands and how to make them came up on the Book Arts list. (the headband is the doohickey on the top pf the spine that is supposed to protect the spine of the book when you tug on it.)”
“(Basic, but all very pretty; the first two are baby alpaca in jewel tones, and the headband is sari silk.)”
“The headband is just some team unity that we're trying to show, a bond in our closeness.”
“Davis and Eddie Robinson, the only two Hornets who wore headbands regularly this season, and Jamal Mashburn convinced their teammates that the headband was the way to go but everybody had to do it.”
“Your headband is your signature look, as iconic as Karl Largerfeld in his sunglasses or Anna Wintour's bob.”
“Under the headband is a soft fabric material similar in texture and appearance to the kind used on LP dusters -- if you're old enough to remember what one of those looks like, ask a middle-aged relative.”
“On the underside of the headband is a silicone Chanel logo, which, if worn while sleeping, will leave the logo imprint on the skin.”
“When you're done talking, flipping the microphone up and laying it flat against the headband is a brainless and secure method of storage.”
“The only person who can challenge the Number One to attain the headband is the Number Two headband.”
“A headband is a must during every workout, but while this solution keeps stray hairs in place, it also creates a whole new hairline sweating problem that's just not OK.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘headband’.
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...
A list of bookbinding terms and phrases, for assembling new or repairing/reassembling old books.
Everything hats,things with hoods,hoods,scarves,crowns,useful
adjectival forms,hat expressions,
Words used in the rare book trade (of which I was once a part). For more about how such books are put together, see hernesheir's excellent The Bindery.
A sort of stuffie of words/phrases that include "head"
head of cattle, out of one's head, head of the stairs, come to a head, head of steam, head of the page, win by a head, head taller, headway, fountainhead, heads or tails, hit the nail on t... and 143 more...
Names of various "medicinal" Cannabis strains, harvested from various sources.
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