Definition of Neckerchief

1. Noun. A kerchief worn around the neck.

Generic synonyms: Kerchief



Definition of Neckerchief

1. n. A kerchief for the neck; -- called also neck handkerchief.

Definition of Neckerchief

1. Noun. A scarf that is worn looped or tied around the neck. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Neckerchief

1. [n -CHIEFS or -CHIEVES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neckerchief

neckbeefs
neckbone
neckbones
neckbrace
neckbraces
neckcloth
neckcloths
necke
necked
neckedness
necker
necker's knob
necker's knobs
necker knob
necker knobs
neckerchief (current term)
neckerchiefs
neckerchieves
neckers
neckes
neckgear
neckgears
neckhair
necking
neckings
necklace
necklace of Venus
necklace poplar
necklace tree
necklaced

Literary usage of Neckerchief

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1. Good Words by Norman Macleod (1879)
"... tied a no less saucy fac-simile of a man's black silk neckerchief. Page 104. It may seem strange that Mrs. Macdonald should have countenanced, ..."

2. Early American Painters: Illustrated by Examples in the Collection of the by John Hill Morgan, New-York Historical Society (1920)
"Dark coat with gilt buttons, white cuffs and neckerchief tied with black bow, white boots, black shoe, bright red heel and sole. Black hat. ..."

3. History of English Literature by Hippolyte Taine (1880)
"choked in a white neckerchief, with a prayer-book in his hand. We confound piety with decency, propriety, permanent and perfect regularity. ..."

4. Recollections of the Life of John Binns by John Binns (1854)
"Manner of passing away my time in tbe Tower—Disturbance created by my yellow silk neckerchief—Removal with the other state prisoners to Maidstone ..."

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