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.
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war bonnet

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

or war′ bon`net,


n.
an American Indian headdress consisting of a headband with a tail of feathers.
[1800–10]
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Translations
sotapäähine
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