Head"dress`(hd"drs`), n. 1. A covering or ornament for the head; a headtire; as, chiefs among the plains Indians had elaborate long headdresses with many feathers.
Among birds the males very often appear in a most beautiful headdress, whether it be a crest, a comb, a tuft of feathers, or a natural little plume.Addison.
2. A manner of dressing the hair or of adorning it, whether with or without a veil, ribbons, combs, etc.
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