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head·gear

(hed'gēr),
A removable extraoral appliance used as a source of traction to apply force to the teeth and jaws.

headgear

(hĕd′gîr′)
n.
An orthodontic brace extending around the head from one side of the mouth to the other, used to reposition the teeth or to restrict the growth of the upper jaw.

headgear

A generic term for a device worn on the head to minimise the effect of external forces.

head·gear

(hed'gēr)
Removable extraoral appliance used to apply force to teeth and jaws.
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The Galway milliner has created head-dresses for some of the world's most famous women since he started designing hats for Chanel in the 1990s.
They will be able to collect leaves and fruits for craft activities ranging from making head-dresses and collages to mobiles and animal models.
"It is very exciting to see them almost come to life again, once mounted on figures, with their veils and head-dresses."
"A series of workshops, run by professional designers, has been running for three weeks, during which hundreds of props, costumes and head-dresses have been made in readiness for the big day."
He said: "People are going to be wearing things on their heads, whether it's head-dresses or hats.
Children are being invited to make their own carnival head-dresses or masks.
In it colleagues wear head-dresses and sing their version of Tony Christie's Amarillo - called Is This the Way to Al-Jazeera?
It will feature free craft workshops to make stick puppets, masks, head-dresses and try paper weaving from 1pm to 4pm.
For the other, the dancers dressed like show girls with feathered head-dresses and costumes and performed to Copacabana."
"But we are delighted it is now going home and the tribe will have the full set of head-dresses again."
On Saturday, August 19, artist Amanda Ralph will be teaching people how to use found and recycled materials to create masks, head-dresses, jewellery and body accessories.