from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Any portion of apparel passing under the chin, whether for protection or to hold the head-dress in place.
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Then Kanmakan went in to his mother and took leave of her, after which he girt on his sword and donned turban and chin-band and mounting his horse Catoul, rode through the streets of Baghdad, till he reached the gate of the city.
He shook his clustered ringlets down and laid his chin-band by,
So she rose and donned some of her husband's clothes and boots and spurs and a turban like his, drawing the loose end across her face for a chin-band.
I gave my love, for chin-band, my palm spread open wide And eke for ringdove's collar, my arms about him dight.
He wore a costume made of black tights, and a chin-band from which an iron hook hung.
Amjed kissed the ground before him; but lo, the King was a queen, who wore a chin-band over her face, and she said to Amjed, 'Know that I have no design on your city and am only come hither in quest of a beardless slave of mine, whom if I find with you, I will do you no hurt; but if I find him not, then shall there befall sore battle between you and me.'