head covering

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Noun1.head covering - a garment that covers the head and facehead covering - a garment that covers the head and face
chadar, chaddar, chador, chuddar - a cloth used as a head covering (and veil and shawl) by Muslim and Hindu women
face veil - a piece of more-or-less transparent material that covers the face
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
yashmac, yashmak - the face veil worn by Muslim women
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Each man wore beneath his cap a little head covering of burnished steel set with rivets of gold, and underneath his jerkin a coat of linked mail, as fine as carded wool, yet so tough that no arrow could pierce it.
Carr and his daughters, simultaneously removed their various and remarkable head coverings, and waited until Fairfax advanced and severally presented them.
In the case of Mirzakhani, Iranian newspapers darkened the headshot, painting over her ear and neck to hint that she was wearing some head covering.
Of the Turkish respondents, 46 percent preferred the head covering that is worn by the wives of top politicians today.
Williams advised (that) his pasta strainer was a religious head covering and it was his right to wear it for his license photo," the investigation report stated.
In the original survey, respondents were asked to choose from six head shots, which showed women wearing, varied versions of headscarves and one image showed a woman without any head covering.
Other websites supporting a return to head covering for women note that it's a privilege, not a sign of submission, since the only other "covered" things at Mass are clergy, the tabernacle and the chalice.
The pious Egyptian star decided to retire from the acting world earlier this year, took up wearing the Islamic head covering and was apparently set to marry a member of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Head covering increases the risk of death 17-fold (Blair et al, 2008).
Gallen schools, proposing to ban all types of head covering wear.
The investigation team has geared up its efforts to trace head covering, personal mobile phone and Sims of Benazir Bhutto.
Police said the incident occurred at house no R-73 in which Zahida, 23 daughter of Abdul Latif committed suicide by hanging her from ceiling fan with her head covering cloth.