belcher

1 of 2

noun

bel·​cher
ˈbel-chər
plural -s
1
: a blue neckerchief having large white spots with dark blue spots at their centers
2
: a multicolored handkerchief worn about the neck

belcher

2 of 2

adjective

bel·​cher
ˈbel-chər
often capitalized
: broad
used of jewelry (as of rings and the links of chains)

Word History

Etymology

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 24 Apr. 2024.

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