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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n- A high cone-shaped headdress usually with a thin veil pendent from the top worn by European women in the 15th century.

Usage examples (10)
  • The hennin is the big conehead style everyone imagines when thinking of
  • My daughter had once taken a course in costume design so she knew that "a hennin is a tall, conical or heart-shaped hat sometimes worn with a flowing veil."
  • A form of hennin. fairytale princesses but had a relatively short life and also had many variations.
  • Quickly she fashioned a suitable maid-of-honor dress, complete with a dainty little hennin-a long conical hat with a bit of material descending from it. for more
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