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Meaning of HEADPIECE

Pronunciation:  'hed`pees

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a protective helmet for the head
  2. [n]  the band that is the part of a bridle that fits around a horse's head
 

HEADPIECE is a 9 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: headstall
 
 See Also: band, bridle, helmet

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Head"piece`\, n.
1. Head.

         In his headpiece he felt a sore pain. --Spenser.

2. A cap of defense; especially, an open one, as
   distinguished from the closed helmet of the Middle Ages.

3. Understanding; mental faculty.

         Eumenes had the best headpiece of all Alexander's
         captains.                             --Prideaux.

4. An engraved ornament at the head of a chapter, or of a
   page.

 
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