[hed-klawth, -kloth] /ˈhɛdˌklɔθ, -ˌklɒθ/
noun, plural headcloths
[hed-klawth z, -kloth z, -klawths, -kloths] /ˈhɛdˌklɔðz, -ˌklɒðz, -ˌklɔθs, -ˌklɒθs/ (Show IPA)
any cloth for covering the head, as a turban or wimple.
noun 1. a form of the common cold characterized especially by nasal congestion and sneezing. head cold n. A common cold mainly affecting the mucous membranes of the nasal passages, characterized by congestion, headache, and sneezing.
- Head collar
noun 1. the part of a bridle that fits round a horse’s head Also called (esp US) headstall
- Head cook and bottle washer
noun phrase The person in charge; honcho (1830s+) Related Terms chief cook and bottle washer
noun 1. an inventory of people in a group taken by counting individuals. 2. any count of support, strength, etc.: a head count of senators opposing the bill.