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noun as in bandana


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A large woman with her head tied in a kerchief, wearing a purple wrapper and gold house slippers, passes by on the sidewalk.

Wilding alone—the butt of their expostulations—stood quietly smiling, and wiped his face at last with a kerchief of finest lawn.

But she went to a settle hard by and swept aside a kerchief which lay on it as if by chance, and under it were two war arrows.

The girl turned back to the fire and put out a little foot for us to see, muffled now in the red folds of the kerchief.

From beneath a sort of kerchief which she wore on her head escaped in profusion light golden hair.

A smock covered her into shapelessness, and her spectacular hair was bound up in a kerchief, but she still looked good.

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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to kerchief, such as: babushka, bandanna, handkerchief, hankie, scarf, and shawl.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.