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English noun: headgear

1. headgear (artifact) clothing for the head


Broader (hypernym)article of clothing, clothing, habiliment, vesture, wear, wearable

Narrower (hyponym)cap, chapeau, hat, helmet, hood, jeweled headdress, jewelled headdress, kaffiyeh, lid, miter, mitre, topknot, turban, wimple

2. headgear (artifact) the hoist at the pithead of a mine

Broader (hypernym)hoist

3. headgear (artifact) stable gear consisting of any part of a harness that fits about the horse's head

Broader (hypernym)saddlery, stable gear, tack

Narrower (hyponym)bridle, hackamore, halter

Part meronymharness

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