neckerchief

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

Definition of neckerchief

plural

neckerchiefs

also

neckerchieves

play \see handkerchief plural\
  1. :  a kerchief for the neck

Origin and Etymology of neckerchief

Middle English nekkerchef, from nekke + kerchef kerchief


First Known Use: 14th century


NECKERCHIEF Defined for English Language Learners

neckerchief

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

Definition of neckerchief for English Language Learners

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


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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