- a piece of armor for the head; helmet.
- any covering for the head.
- a headset.
- the head as the seat of the intellect; judgment.
- the top piece or part of any of various things.
- Printing. a decorative piece at the head of a page, chapter, etc.
- printing a decorative band at the top of a page, chapter, etc
- any covering for the head, esp a helmet
- archaic the intellect
- a less common word for crownpiece (def. 2)