war bonnet

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war bonnet

n.
A ceremonial headdress used by some Plains Indians consisting of a cap or band and a trailing extension decorated with erect feathers.

war bonnet

n
1. (Anthropology & Ethnology) a headband with trailing feathers, worn by certain North American Indian warriors as a headdress

war′bon`net

or war′ bon`net,


n.
an American Indian headdress consisting of a headband with a tail of feathers.
[1800–10]
Translations
sotapäähine
References in classic literature ?
Through narrowed lids the Princess of Helium scrutinized the Jeddak of Manator, from feathered headdress to sandaled foot and back to feathered headdress.
He investigated and appropriated the feathered headdress, and then he prepared to get down to business, for Tarzan of the Apes was hungry, and here was meat; meat of the kill, which jungle ethics permitted him to eat.
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The 18-year-old daughter of actors Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger, posted images of herself wearing a feathered headdress and two stripes of paint on her cheeks.
After my Edinburgh Festival show, my lovely feathered headdress didn't survive the journey back to Glasgow squashed in my case, so I had to buy another one for my Glasgow shows.
There's more chance of him prancing around in a thong and feathered headdress at the front of the Rio Mardi Gras carnival procession than having a barber house call.
And then there's the eminent oral surgeon who recently approached a professional appraiser to get a formal appraisal of the Amazon Indian feathered headdress that he bought while on vacation in Brazil.
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