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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

Full Definition of neckerchief

plural neck·er·chiefs also neck·er·chievesplay \see handkerchief plural\

  1. :  a kerchief for the neck

Origin of neckerchief

Middle English nekkerchef, from nekke + kerchef kerchief


First Known Use: 14th century


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