headband

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English *hedband, from Old English hēafodbænd, hēafodbend (headband), equivalent to head +‎ band. Cognate with Old High German houbitbant (headband), Dutch hoofdband (headband).

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headband (plural headbands)

  1. A strip of fabric worn around the head.
  2. A hair-accessory, made of a flexible material and curved like a horseshoe, for holding one's hair back.
  3. A strip of fabric attached to the top of the spine of a book; used as decoration and reinforcement.
  4. (printing) A thin slip of iron on the tympan of a printing-press.

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