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kerchiefs

noun
variants: also kerchieves
plural of kerchief

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1 a scarf worn on the head
  • tied the kerchief around her head to keep her hair out of her face

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2 a small, often square piece of material that is used for personal hygiene purposes
  • dabbed the sweat on his brow with a kerchief

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“Kerchiefs.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/kerchiefs. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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