head·dress

head·dress

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  • head|dress — «HEHD DREHS», noun. 1. a covering or decoration for the head: »the feathers and beads of an Indian headdress. 2. a way of wearing or arranging the hair …   Useful english dictionary

  • Head-dress —    Not in common use among the Hebrews. It is first mentioned in Ex. 28:40 (A.V., bonnets; R.V., head tires ). It was used especially for purposes of ornament (Job 29:14; Isa. 3:23; 62:3). The Hebrew word here used, tsaniph, properly means a… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • head-dress — see headdress …   English dictionary

  • head-dress — n. Coiffure …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • head-dress — …   Useful english dictionary

  • dress — /dres/, n., adj., v., dressed or drest, dressing. n. 1. an outer garment for women and girls, consisting of bodice and skirt in one piece. 2. clothing; apparel; garb: The dress of the 18th century was colorful. 3. formal attire. 4. a particular… …   Universalium

  • Dress uniform — See military uniform and full dress for wider coverage of dress uniforms. Students from the École Polytechnique, during the Bastille Day Military Parade, in full dress uniform …   Wikipedia

  • dress — ad·dress·ee; ad·dress·er; am·bas·sa·dress; be·dress; com·man·dress; dress; dress·i·ness; el·dress; head·dress; laun·dress; re·dress·er; re·dress·ment; semi·dress; ad·dress·able; mini·dress; ad·dress; dress·er; re·dress; un·dress;… …   English syllables

  • head — arrow·head; beach·head; be·head; be·head·al; bir·ken·head; block·head·ism; blunt·head; bog·head; bonnet·head; bra·den·head; bulk·head·ed; bull·head·ed·ly; bull·head·ed·ness; chow·der·head; chuck·le·head·ed; cop·per·head·ism; dou·ble·head·er;… …   English syllables

  • head — n., adj., & v. n. 1 the upper part of the human body, or the foremost or upper part of an animal s body, containing the brain, mouth, and sense organs. 2 a the head regarded as the seat of intellect or repository of comprehended information. b… …   Useful english dictionary

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