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Noun: headgear  'hed,geer
  1. Clothing for the head
    - headdress
     
  2. The hoist at the pithead of a mine
     
  3. Stable gear consisting of any part of a harness that fits about the horse's head

Derived forms: headgears

Type of: article of clothing, clothing, habiliment [archaic], hoist, saddlery, stable gear, tack, vesture, wear, wearable

Part of: harness

Encyclopedia: Headgear