Head"dress` (?), n.
A covering or ornament for the head; a headtire.
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.
A manner of dressing the hair or of adorning it, whether with or without a veil, ribbons, combs, etc.
© Webster 1913.