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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BANDEAU

They become bendellus and bendellum; then bandeau and bande.

Her head is uncovered, and merely encircled with a bandeau of black velvet.

But I wouldn't wear a bandeau on my hair if I were you, Pauline.

A turban or bandeau is of the greatest importance in their estimation.

The bandeau inclosing the head glittered resplendent with amethysts.

Her tulle veil was held by a bandeau of lilies of the valley.

Secretary Bandeau jerked his head around to look at the President.

A snood, or bandeau of riband or worsted tape, was the only head-dress for maidens.

They have a kind of band, like the bandeau of widows, above the beak, which is of a tan colour.

You should have large, white pearls around your neck, and your hair hanging down and a bandeau of pearls to bind it.

WORD ORIGIN

1706, from French bandeau, from Old French bandel (12c.), diminutive of bande "band" (see band (n.1)).

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