from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A covering, such as a hat or helmet, for the head.
- n. The part of a harness that fits about a horse's head.
- n. The rigging for hauling or lifting located at the head of a mine shaft.
- n. Nautical The rigging on the forward sails of a craft.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Anything worn on the head, such as a helmet.
- n. The harness that fits on a horse's head.
- n. The lifting gear at the head of a mine or deep well.
- n. the rigging on the foresail
- n. A type of orthodontic appliance attached to dental braces that aids in correcting severe bite problems.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. stable gear consisting of any part of a harness that fits about the horse's head
- n. the hoist at the pithead of a mine
- n. clothing for the head
My gang wears Olive Drab and our headgear is forest green, and it is the most-elite, most-dangerous, highest-trained, baddest gang in the history of the world, and you try to claim you are one of us when you have not earned the right?
In almost every other part of the Muslim world, controversy over female headgear is growing.
Oh, screw it; I would care for them as I do my headgear, which is in mint condition after six months of daily use.
One said we don't allow baseball caps or any other headgear, which is sort of an odd thing and you don't classify (INAUDIBLE) or head scarves with baseball caps, so -- but in any case what the ...
'Have the goodness to tell that conceited girl there, that her headgear is the most miserable that ever was seen.'
He wore a buff-coat, under which no doubt there would be a shirt of mail; his gorget and wristlets were of polished steel, and his headgear was a steel cap under a cover of peach-coloured velvet.
His close-shaven legs and hindquarters are painted in blue and white zigzags picked out with bands of pale yellow; his high-pommelled saddle is resplendent with velvet and embroidery; and his headgear is all tags, tassels, and fringes.
The men dress in white linen or pongee trousers, with coat of dark woolen or alpaca; they like foreign shirts and collars, but their headgear is the same as that used by the refugees from Persia over three hundred years ago.
Their headgear was a cap of any kind, wrapped round and round with the thick folds of a brown puggaree.
On Playland's Web site, he noted, rides that allow what the park calls headgear are clearly indicated with the letter H.