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noun, plural mou·choirs [moo-shwar] /muˈʃwar/. French.
  1. a handkerchief.
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Historical Examples of mouchoir

  • This is fearful, thought I; I took my mouchoir and gently removed them.

    Continental Monthly, Vol. III, No IV, April 1863


  • Mouchoir,” said Caroline, holding up an embroidered handkerchief.

    Newton Forster

    Captain Frederick Marryat

  • This sponge is called the handkerchief (mouchoir), by M. Gay Lussac.

  • Glove, trinket, and mouchoir boxes are pretty for holiday gifts.

    Hand-Loom Weaving

    Mattie Phipps Todd

  • I will only pound the watch in my mortar--burn the mouchoir in my lamp, and make a pudding in the chapeau.

    In the Days of My Youth

    Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards