Definition of Head covering

1. Noun. A garment that covers the head and face.

Exact synonyms: Veil
Specialized synonyms: Chadar, Chaddar, Chador, Chuddar, Face Veil, Yashmac, Yashmak
Generic synonyms: Garment
Derivative terms: Veil

Definition of Head covering

1. Noun. A covering for the head. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Head Covering

head cases
head cavity
head cheese
head cheeses
head coach
head cold
head colds
head cook and bottle-washer
head cook and bottle-washers
head cook and bottle washer
head cook and bottle washers
head cooks and bottle-washers
head cooks and bottle washers
head count
head counts
head covering (current term)
head coverings
head crash
head down, bum up
head fake
head fakes
head first
head fold
head for the hills
head game
head games
head gasket
head gate
head girl
head group

Literary usage of Head covering

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1. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities: Being a Continuation of the by Samuel Cheetham (1880)
"2) that the head of a Christian was uncontaminated by the head-covering of the ... he insists that the veil or head-covering should at any rate come down to ..."

2. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities by William Smith, Samuel Cheetham (1893)
"With regard to the head-covering of clerics, the Gregorian Sacramentan/ (p. 38) lays down the rule, that no cleric stands in the church at any time with ..."

3. Investigations of the Aquatic Resources and Fisheries of Porto Rico by United States Bureau of Fisheries, Barton Warren Evermann, Millard Caleb Marsh, William A. Wilcox (1900)
"Dorsal somewhat higher than width of a body ring, its base about 1.33 in length of head, covering 2 + 6 rings. Pectoral higher than length of base; ..."

4. Glossary of Terms and Phrases by Henry Percy Smith (1883)
"Metal head-covering, shaped like a sou'-wester, worn by archers early in the fifteenth century. Salamander. ..."

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