noun Date: 1535 1. a band worn on or around the head 2. a narrow strip of cloth sewn or glued by hand to a book at the extreme ends of the spine

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  • Headband — Head band (h[e^]d b[a^]nd ), n. 1. A fillet; a band for the head. The headbands and the tablets. Is. iii. 20. [1913 Webster] 2. The band at each end of the back of a book. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • headband — 1530s, from HEAD (Cf. head) (n.) + BAND (Cf. band) (1) …   Etymology dictionary

  • headband — ► NOUN ▪ a band of fabric worn around the head as a decoration or to keep the hair off the face …   English terms dictionary

  • headband — [hed′band΄] n. 1. a band worn around the head ☆ 2. an ornamental printed band at the top of a page or the beginning of a chapter 3. Bookbinding a cloth band fastened under a book s spine at top and bottom …   English World dictionary

  • Headband — For other uses, see Headband (disambiguation). Hairband redirects here. For the hair metal genre use of hair bands , see Glam metal. A hard plastic headband, or Alice band A headband is a clothing accessory worn in the hair or around the forehead …   Wikipedia

  • headband — UK [ˈhedˌbænd] / US noun [countable] Word forms headband : singular headband plural headbands a narrow piece of cloth that you wear around your head to keep hair or sweat (= liquid from your skin) out of your eyes …   English dictionary

  • headband — [[t]he̱dbænd[/t]] headbands also head band N COUNT A headband is a narrow strip of material which you can wear around your head across your forehead, for example to keep hair or sweat out of your eyes …   English dictionary

  • headband — /hed band /, n. 1. a band worn around the head; fillet. 2. Print. a band for decorative effect at the head of a chapter or of a page in a book. 3. a band sewed or glued to the head or tail of the back of a book, or to both, often to protect and… …   Universalium

  • headband — noun a) a strip of fabric worn around the head b) a hair accessory, made of a flexible material and curved like a horseshoe, for holding ones hair back. Syn: Alice band …   Wiktionary

  • Headband — Каптал; Заставка (в начале главы или страницы) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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