A large woman with her head tied in a kerchief, wearing a purple wrapper and gold house slippers, passes by on the sidewalk.
The kerchief is made of fine Brussels net and the darning is done with India floss.
Flemild stood struck with astonishment, her kerchief half off her head.
When the child is taken out of the warm water, its body must be dried with a kerchief of fine cotton, unhemmed.
The points of the kerchief she wore on her head were like two horns.
The kerchief, crossed over her breast, but open at the neck, afforded a ravishing glimpse of her beautiful throat.
I said, turning; for the kerchief which had fallen from Charmion's neck had an awkward look.
The lady should have waved her kerchief in token of a tryst and cantered down the path to meet her cavalier.
She held out her hand for the kerchief, but he did not move.
Sir Richard's face was black with ire, as he staunched the blood that covered his forehead with his kerchief.
mentioned only Ezek. 13:18, 21, as an article of apparel or ornament applied to the head of the idolatrous women of Israel. The precise meaning of the word is uncertain. It appears to have been a long loose shawl, such as Oriental women wrap themselves in (Ruth 3:15; Isa. 3:22). Some think that it was a long veil or head-dress, denoting by its form the position of those who wore it.