American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A protective covering for the head.
- n. A set of headphones; a headset.
- n. See headstall.
- n. An ornamental design, especially at the top of a page.
- n. The seat of intelligence; brains.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A helmet; specifically, an open helmet such as was worn after the abandonment of the armet; also, a hat; head-gear. See morion, cabasset, burganet.
- n. The head; especially, the head as the seat of the understanding; hence, intelligence; judgment.
- n. A decorative engraving placed at the top of the first page of a book, or at the beginning of a chapter, etc.; a head-band.
- n. The figurehead, scroll-piece, or fiddle-head under a vessel's bowsprit.
- n. The head; the brain.
- n. Something covering the head.
- n. Protecting cover for the head; a helmet.
- n. A headset.
- n. A headstall.
- n. A decorative page heading.
- n. The top piece or part of various things.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Head.
- n. A cap of defense; especially, an open one, as distinguished from the closed helmet of the Middle Ages.
- n. Understanding; mental faculty.
- n. An engraved ornament at the head of a chapter, or of a page.
- n. a protective helmet for the head
- n. the band that is the part of a bridle that fits around a horse's head
- head + piece (Wiktionary)
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“The headpiece was a gauge with eyeholes at “110” and “120.””
“His headpiece was a plain morion, dented and battered.”
“Bare-headed the combatants engaged, and the headpiece was the chief point of attack.”
“A triangular shield hung at his back, and his headpiece was a simple peaked helmet of iron, with a prolongation in front that guarded his nose.”
“The headpiece is a trip, I have a fake pheasant attached whose name is Butch.”
“[2.4] The term "headpiece" is probably used here to mean the headboard of a bed.”
“A man in a full firefighting suit approached and removed his headpiece.”
“Kimberly walked down the steps of the castle in the gown she had picked out, but with a few key accessories: a custom vintage-lace headpiece and veil, multiple strands of pearls around her neck, sheer opera-length gloves, and a rose bouquet accented with pearls and peacock feathers.”
“The intricate woven detail of the headpiece was visible through a translucent veil that draped to collarbone level in the front and hung longer in the back.”
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