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Headdress meaning

headdress - 2 dictionary results

  1. 1. A covering or ornament for the head; a headtire.
  2. 2. A manner of dressing the hair or of adorning it, whether with or without a veil, ribbons, combs, etc.

headdress - examples of usage

  1. However, they could not have prevented if they would, and into the hall, clad in his long mantle, moccasins and with his headdress of feathers, strode Uttamatomakkin. - "The Princess Pocahontas", Virginia Watson.
  2. The elderly werowance wore all the ceremonial robes of his tribe: a headdress of feathers, leggings and girdle and a long deerskin mantle heavily embroidered in beads of shell. - "The Princess Pocahontas", Virginia Watson.
  3. The werowance as he came towards them did not wear his red mantle nor his crown of English make, but a headdress of eagle feathers and leggings and a cape of brown bear fur. - "The Princess Pocahontas", Virginia Watson.
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