belcher

noun
bel·​cher | \ ˈbel-chər \
plural -s

Definition of belcher

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a blue neckerchief having large white spots with dark blue spots at their centers
2 : a multicolored handkerchief worn about the neck

belcher

adjective, often capitalized
bel·​cher | \ ˈbel-chər \

Definition of belcher (Entry 2 of 2)

: broad used of jewelry (as of rings and the links of chains)

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History and Etymology for belcher

Noun

after James Belcher †1811 English pugilist

Adjective

from the name Belcher

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“Belcher.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/belcher. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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