A headband is a clothing accessory worn in the hair or around the forehead, usually to hold hair away from the face or eyes. Headbands generally consist of a loop of elastic material or a horseshoe-shaped piece of flexible plastic or metal. They come in assorted shapes and sizes and are used for both fashion and practical or utilitarian purposes.
In the UK, Horseshoe-shaped headbands are sometimes called "Alice bands" after the headbands that Alice is often depicted wearing in Through the Looking-Glass.
A strip of fabric worn around the head.
A hair-accessory, made of a flexible material and curved like a horseshoe, for holding one's hair back.
A strip of fabric attached to the top of the spine of a book; used as decoration and reinforcement.
A thin slip of iron on the tympan of a printing-press.
a hair tie
a band of fabric worn around the head as a decoration or to keep the hair or perspiration off the face.
an ornamental strip of coloured silk fastened to the top of the spine of a book.
A fillet; a band for the head.
The band at each end of the back of a book.
a band worn around or over the head;
"the earphones were held in place by a headband"
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