noun, plural neck·cloths [nek-klawth z, -kloth z, -klawths, -kloths] /ˈnɛkˌklɔðz, -ˌklɒðz, -ˌklɔθs, -ˌklɒθs/. Obsolete.
- neck of the woods,
- neck sweetbread,
- necker cube,
- necker, jacques,
Origin of neckcloth
Examples from the Web for neckcloth
He came to Knaresdean yesterday to communicate the news, and his neckcloth was primmer than ever.Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Running towards the old man, he and his wife quickly raised him and loosened his neckcloth.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
A man sprang at me and thrust something cold and knobby into my neckcloth.Romance|Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
These myrmidons were all decorated with the fatal symbol, in neckcloth and scarf, around their blouses.
And Josh Perrott loosened his neckcloth with an indignant tug of the forefinger, and went off into another train of thought.A Child of the Jago|Arthur Morrison