head covering

Definitions of head covering
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n a garment that covers the head and face

Synonyms:
veil
Types:
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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
niqab
a face veil covering the lower part of the face (up to the eyes) worn by observant Muslim women
Type of:
garment
an article of clothing

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