What is headgear?

  • (noun): Stable gear consisting of any part of a harness that fits about the horse's head.
    See also — Additional definitions below


Headgear, headwear or headdress is the name given to any element of clothing which is worn on one's head.

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Some articles on headgear:

Association Football Headgear - Headgear Studies
... Journal of Sports Medicine found that headgear does not help reduce the impact on the head from ball contact ... Because of this, the aim of wearing headgear turned to mitigating damage from accidental head on head collisions between players on the pitch ... the head from head to head impacts when headgear is used ...
Headgear - Beginnings
... The wide floppy brim was tied up with a ribbon, to keep it out of one’s eyes ... Some times when the ribbon was off they would see that the brim stayed curled by itself ...
Scrum Cap - Construction
... The headgear is strictly defined by Regulation 12 of the IRB as being made of soft, thin materials ... the testing standards for this headgear ... All headgear to be worn in rugby union must carry an IRB approval logo ...

More definitions of "headgear":

  • (noun): Clothing for the head.
    Synonyms: headdress
  • (noun): The hoist at the pithead of a mine.