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A type of women's hood, typically one worn over another headdress, with the front edge pinned back in a circle. Now historical.
Mid 17th century (in an earlier sense). From French rayonné, use as adjective of past participle of rayonner from rayon. Use as noun corresponding to sense B. is apparently not found in dictionaries of French.
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