Meaning of headband

head•band

Pronunciation: (hed'band"), [key]
— n.
  1. a band worn around the head; fillet.
  2. a band for decorative effect at the head of a chapter or of a page in a book.
  3. a band sewed or glued to the head or tail of the back of a book, or to both, often to protect and strengthen the binding but sometimes for decoration. Cf. tailband.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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