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headgear

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

headgear

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(mining engineering)
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The photo issued by Stanford University, where Maryam Mirzakhani works, showed an attractive young woman with closely-cropped hair--but no head covering of any kind.
A DMV official "advised it is against policy for people to wear head coverings unless it is for religious reasons.
The news outlet's survey found that the most popular option was of a woman without any head covering with 39 percent of votes, while in the original survey, only 2 percent of Pakistanis favoured the option.
It's not an unsubstantiated assumption, given that historically some women's head covering has meant to limit men's sexual temptation for them and often has symbolized submission to a husband (this may have been Paul's point in 1 Corinthians).
The messages regarding head covering may be less clearly absorbed than those around sleeping position.
As she studied for her finals in the student lounge, she wore a black-lace head covering and a knee-length jean skirt over white tights.
The head covering has become more popular, and fashionable, among young women in Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation.
announced that it had shifted the emphasis of its "no hats, no hoods, no sunglasses" policy from head covering to making sure that credit union staff can see the member's face.
A Philadelphia police officer lost a battle to wear her Muslim head scarf to work as a Nevada state school paid to settle Wednesday a civil rights case involving harassment of a Muslim girl just days after a controversial Oklahoma bill prohibiting wearing a head covering in driver's license photos was dismissed by state senators as a constitutional violation.
The female clerk and a male clerk asked the three men to remove the head coverings, citing a store policy posted on the front door asking all customers to remove any head covering.
Officials with the Muskogee Public School District have twice suspended Nashala Hearn, an 11-year-old student at the Benjamin Franklin Science Academy, for coming to school in a hijab, a head covering worn by some observant Muslim females.
It's a head covering worn as a fashion statement and to protect the hair.