- any head covering, esp a hat
- any part of a horse's harness that is worn on the head
- the hoisting mechanism at the pithead of a mine
Example Sentences Including 'headgear'
Designers and computer gamers could soon be watching 3D computer images minus the unwieldy headgear.
New Scientist (1999)
Ever since, they have worn parrot headgear with their Hawaiian shirts.
Toronto Sun (2003)
Fans are snapping up the headgear -- once sported by comic legend Tommy Cooper -- in support of their £4million Moroccan.
Sun, News of the World (1999)
In California it might be Black Bart, who performed twenty-nine hold-ups disguised by a headgear of floursack with crude eyeholes.
THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)
Laughing Britney, 23, got the odd headgear at New York store Barneys during a Christmas shopping spree with mum Lynne.
Sun, News of the World (2004)
Stanley Dean was wearing new headgear : a blue denim cap with a jutting, spade-like brim.
The AMA, however, argues that headgear doesn't effectively stop blows to the side of the head.
The beret was cheap, the cheapest sort of headgear bar a beanie, but Delia wore it rakishly, pulled forward over one eye.
YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
There was no question of her marching up the whole length of the aisle wearing a street vendor's woolly headgear.
THE RIVAL QUEENS: A Countess Ashby de la Zouche Mystery (2002)
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