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headgear

any part of a horse's harness that is worn on the head

headgear

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In terms of head-dresses Widow Twankey has seven, Spirit of the Lamp has one, Aladdin has three, Abanazar has a disguise, the Emperor has two and the Genie has one.
Black drawn motifs include scored lines and meanders (Figure 5a), amorphous shapes and anthropomorphs, some with head-dresses (Figure 5b).
Cllr Storey, a former council leader, said: "There were samba dancers dressed only in bikinis with amazing head-dresses, and they were really going for it.
For those who have wondered why Emirati and Arab men wear long white gowns and head-dresses, a new children's picture book written by an Emirati may help illustrate the significance of the traditional Arab dress.
Each child brought a white pillow case in to make togas and used green card and leaves to make head-dresses.
Tinariwen appear just as they do in their pictures underneath wide desert skies wearing robes and head-dresses and in different permeations of their eight musicians.
They can also enjoy a variety of workshops showing them how to make dragon masks, knights' helmets and maidens' head-dresses.
A hat is no longer seen as an essential with racegoers usually opting for small head-dresses or fascinators.
The very latest trend, however, is wonderful head-dresses and hair accessories.
The girls, in traditional Muslim burkha head-dresses, were arrested at Liverpool Street station in East London on Friday morning.
That was a long, rose-tinted time ago, and you can see its legacy today in the hundreds of fabulous artefacts in the newly-opened World Museum on William Brown Street (African tribal masks, Eskimo hats, Tibetan guardian lions, Egyptian tombstones, Japanese Shogun armour, Native American head-dresses, Wigan pies etc).
Everything that could be carried out has disappeared from the museum - gold bowls and drinking cups, ritual masks worn in funerals, elaborate head-dresses, lyres studded with jewels - priceless craftsmanship from ancient Mesopotamia.