headpiece

headpiece
Synonyms and related words:
Vernunft, bean, brain, brains, brow, cap, capsheaf, caput, chapeau, conception, conk, coverchief, crest, crown, discourse of reason, discursive reason, dome, esprit, gray matter, handkerchief, hat, head, headcloth, headdress, headgear, heading, headtire, headwear, intellect, intellection, intellectual faculty, intelligence, kerchief, lid, mens, mental capacity, mentality, millinery, mind, noddle, noggin, noodle, nous, pate, pinhead, poll, power of reason, psyche, ratio, rationality, reason, reasoning, reasoning faculty, ridge, sconce, smarts, topknot, understanding

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Headpiece — Head piece ( p[=e]s ), n. 1. Head. [1913 Webster] In his headpiece he felt a sore pain. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. A cap of defense; especially, an open one, as distinguished from the closed helmet of the Middle Ages. [1913 Webster] 3.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Headpiece — can refer to:*A typically thin metallic crown, headband, or tiara worn around the forehead. Commonly worn by ancient rulers, such as Cleopatra, headpieces usually carry some emblem of religious or political significance. *A beaded or woven… …   Wikipedia

  • headpiece — ► NOUN ▪ a device worn on the head …   English terms dictionary

  • headpiece — [hed′pēs΄] n. 1. a covering for the head, esp. a protective covering; helmet 2. the head; mind; intellect 3. Printing an ornamental design at the beginning of a chapter or top of a page …   English World dictionary

  • headpiece — UK [ˈhedˌpiːs] / US [ˈhedˌpɪs] noun [countable] Word forms headpiece : singular headpiece plural headpieces something that you wear on your head for decoration or protection …   English dictionary

  • headpiece — noun Date: 1535 1. a. a protective or defensive covering for the head b. an ornamental, ceremonial, or traditional covering for the head 2. brains, intelligence 3. an ornament especially at the beginning of a chapter …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • headpiece — /hed pees /, n. 1. a piece of armor for the head; helmet. 2. any covering for the head. 3. a headset. 4. the head as the seat of the intellect; judgment. 5. the top piece or part of any of various things. 6. Print. a decorative piece at the head… …   Universalium

  • headpiece — noun a) The head; the brain. b) Something covering the head …   Wiktionary

  • Headpiece — Заставка в начале главы или страницы …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • headpiece — head|piece [ˈhedpi:s] n something you wear on your head, usually for decoration …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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