Origin of neckcloth
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Examples from the Web for neckcloth
Arrived there, he removed his coat and neckcloth, his sodden boots and stockings.Scaramouche
The Colonel was wiping the wine from his chin and neckcloth.
It's a man's duty to defend his honour, and you talk of your neckcloth!
A man sprang at me and thrust something cold and knobby into my neckcloth.Romance
Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
I untied his neckcloth, and, as well as I could, examined his condition.Japhet in Search of a Father
- a large ornamental usually white cravat worn formerly by men
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