: having a neck especially of a specified kind
often used in combination
long-necked

Examples of necked in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of necked was in the 14th century

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“Necked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/necked. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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