head-gear definition

  • noun:
    • Any addressing for the head, as a hat, or an ornament when it comes to mind; a head-dress.
    • all of the components of a harness in regards to the mind, because the head-stall, bits, etc.
    • In mining, that part of the winding-machinery that is connected to the head-frame, as well as that your essential component is formed by the sheaves or pulleys over that the hoisting-rope passes.
    • The head-rigging of a vessel.

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