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neckerchief

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noun neck·er·chief \ˈne-kər-chəf, -(ˌ)chif, -ˌchēf\

Simple Definition of neckerchief

  • : a square piece of cloth that is worn folded around your neck

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of neckerchief

plural neckerchiefs also neckerchievesplay \see handkerchief plural\

  1. :  a kerchief for the neck

Origin of neckerchief

Middle English nekkerchef, from nekke + kerchef kerchief


First Known Use: 14th century


NECKERCHIEF Defined for Kids

neckerchief

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noun neck·er·chief \ˈne-kər-chəf\

Definition of neckerchief for Students

plural neckerchiefs \-chifs, -ˌchēvz\

  1. :  a square of cloth worn folded around the neck like a scarf




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