Definitions

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  • n. any form of headwear consisting of a piece of material either tied of held in place with a band

Etymologies

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Examples

  • She was wearing a brilliant orange garment that was more like a robe than a dress, and an orange headcloth like a turban.

    THE FORBIDDEN GAME

  • I took whatever clothing they could spare, a headcloth from one, a veil from another.

    I Was Sold on the Slave Block « Official Harry Harrison News Blog

  • I twisted the shawl around my bald scalp like a headcloth, to protect myself from gazes.

    Wildfire

  • I took off my headcloth, and pulled my dress and underdress over my head and passed them to Catena with the left sleeve around the chain.

    Wildfire

  • He dragged her by her headcloth until her bound arms were stretched out behind her.

    Wildfire

  • I heard it on its way, hissing and clapping canvas and leather against poles, and when it arrived it pulled loose the end of my headcloth.

    Wildfire

  • In haste I put on my headcloth and started for the door.

    Wildfire

  • I straightened my headcloth and made a gesture of thanks, hand over my heart.

    Wildfire

  • Galan had given me a headcloth of that color—the green that signifies beginning—when he and I were new together.

    Wildfire

  • I closed my eyes when he painted over my eyelid, and I kept them closed as he followed the branching bolts to every end, pulling aside my headcloth to lay bare the path through the hairs of my scalp, and down my neck to the slope of my shoulder.

    Wildfire

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