• (n.) An engraved ornament at the head of a chapter, or of a page. • (n.) Head. • (n.) Understanding; mental faculty. • (n.) A cap of defense; especially, an open one, as distinguished from the closed helmet of the Middle Ages.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/headpiece/
a protective helmet for the headFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
Headpiece (also spelled head-piece), is a decoration printed in the blank space at the beginning of a chapter or other division of a book, usually an ornamental panel, printer`s ornament or a small illustration done by a professional illustrator. The use of decorative headpieces in manuscripts was inherited by the mediev...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Headpiece_(book_illustration)
(-pēs`) noun 1.
Head. « In his headpiece
he felt a sore pain.» Spenser. 2.
A cap of defense; especially, an open one, as distinguished from the closed helmet of the Middle Ages. 3.
Understanding; mental faculty. « Eumenes ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/H/21
A type ornament or decoration appearing at the start of a section or chapter of a book.Found on http://www.alibris.com/glossary/glossary-books
part of a cap lamp, containing a light source or sources, designed to be attached to a miner's helmetFound on http://www.electropedia.org/iev/iev.nsf/display?openform&ievref=845-10-52
- a protective helmet for the headFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=headpiece
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