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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Hed(e)-, Heid-, Head-band, n. [e.m.E. headbande (1535).] a. A head-band, a fillet. b. The band of material round the top of trousers. — 1513 Doug. vii. vi. 142.
All Latyn wyfis, … Lows hed bandis, schake down ȝour haris all
1600 Treas. Acc. MS. 68.
Cambridge to be his mutchis, heidbandis and aprones
1675 Stirling Common Good 92 b.
Halfe ane elne of harne to the head band of thair breitches

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