head covering

/hɛd ˌkəvərɪŋ/

Other forms: head coverings

Definitions of head covering
  1. noun
    a garment that covers the head and face
    synonyms: veil
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    chadar, chaddar, chador, chuddar
    a cloth used as a head covering (and veil and shawl) by Muslim and Hindu women
    face veil
    a piece of more-or-less transparent material that covers the face
    yashmac, yashmak
    the face veil worn by Muslim women
    a face veil covering the lower part of the face (up to the eyes) worn by observant Muslim women
    type of:
    an article of clothing
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