Head gear
Head gear Head" gear`, or Headgear Head"gear` (h[e^]d"g[=e]r`), n. 1. Headdress. [1913 Webster]

2. Apparatus above ground at the mouth of a mine or deep well. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • head|gear — «HEHD GIHR», noun. 1. a covering for the head; hat, cap, bonnet, helmet, or headdress of any kind. 2. the parts of a harness which fit around an animal s head. 3. = headguard. (Cf. ↑headguard) …   Useful english dictionary

  • head·gear — /ˈhɛdˌgiɚ/ noun [noncount] : things (such as hats and helmets) that are worn on your head The law requires cyclists to wear protective headgear. Her preferred form of headgear is a big, floppy hat …   Useful english dictionary

  • head gear — the heart shaped part of a trap net …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • head gear — headgear …   Medical dictionary

  • head gear — see headgear …   English dictionary

  • head-gear — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Head — (h[e^]d), n. [OE. hed, heved, heaved, AS. he[ a]fod; akin to D. hoofd, OHG. houbit, G. haupt, Icel. h[ o]fu[eth], Sw. hufvud, Dan. hoved, Goth. haubi[thorn]. The word does not correspond regularly to L. caput head (cf. E. {Chief}, {Cadet},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Head and ears — Head Head (h[e^]d), n. [OE. hed, heved, heaved, AS. he[ a]fod; akin to D. hoofd, OHG. houbit, G. haupt, Icel. h[ o]fu[eth], Sw. hufvud, Dan. hoved, Goth. haubi[thorn]. The word does not correspond regularly to L. caput head (cf. E. {Chief},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Head and shoulders — Head Head (h[e^]d), n. [OE. hed, heved, heaved, AS. he[ a]fod; akin to D. hoofd, OHG. houbit, G. haupt, Icel. h[ o]fu[eth], Sw. hufvud, Dan. hoved, Goth. haubi[thorn]. The word does not correspond regularly to L. caput head (cf. E. {Chief},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Head fast — Head Head (h[e^]d), n. [OE. hed, heved, heaved, AS. he[ a]fod; akin to D. hoofd, OHG. houbit, G. haupt, Icel. h[ o]fu[eth], Sw. hufvud, Dan. hoved, Goth. haubi[thorn]. The word does not correspond regularly to L. caput head (cf. E. {Chief},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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