- a woman's square scarf worn as a covering for the head or sometimes the shoulders.
- a handkerchief.
Origin of kerchief
Examples from the Web for kerchief
Contemporary Examples of kerchief
A large woman with her head tied in a kerchief, wearing a purple wrapper and gold house slippers, passes by on the sidewalk.Stanley Booth on the Life and Hard Times of Blues Genius Furry Lewis
June 7, 2014
Historical Examples of kerchief
Tucked in the soft folds of her kerchief was one of the roses that afternoon.K
Mary Roberts Rinehart
When he held out the kerchief to her, their hands, by chance, touched for a moment.The Dream
"That goes very well with the initial on the kerchief," said Parson Jones.Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates
It was Mukhorty, and not only Mukhorty, but the sledge with the shafts and the kerchief.Master and Man
Take your kerchief, Kenneth, and pinion his wrists behind him.The Tavern Knight
- a piece of cloth worn tied over the head or around the neck