neckerchief

[ nek-er-chif, -cheef ]SEE DEFINITION OF neckerchief

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Be ready to tie your neckerchief over your nose, soon as we strike the alkali.

Davis descended meekly, gave him his neckerchief, and was bound as were the others.

She read the letter, and putting it into her neckerchief, desired him to follow her.

She carried a parcel under her arm, done up carefully in her neckerchief.

His wife, with a neckerchief tied round her head, was suckling a baby.

Had Ferrar his neckerchief on when you met him soon after this?

She shed tears and dried her eyes with the end of her neckerchief.

He then took off his neckerchief and fastened it round his waist, as tight as he could draw.

The Major wiped his eyes on the end of the neckerchief as he tied it about his throat.

But perhaps it was only at getting his neckerchief back again.

WORD ORIGIN

"scarf for the neck," late 14c., from neck (n.) + kerchief, which is, etymologically "a covering for the head."

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR NECKERCHIEF

bandanna

nouncolorful scarf
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