bow tie

[ boh ]
/ boʊ /

noun

a small necktie tied in a bow at the collar.
a sweet roll or Danish pastry having a shape similar to that of a bow tie or butterfly.

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Origin of bow tie

First recorded in 1910–15
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British Dictionary definitions for bow tie

bow tie
/ (bəʊ) /

noun

a man's tie tied in a bow, now chiefly in plain black for formal evening wear
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