neckcloth

[ nek-klawth, -kloth ]
/ ˈnɛkˌklɔθ, -ˌklɒθ /

noun, plural neck·cloths [nek-klawth z, -kloth z, -klawths, -kloths] /ˈnɛkˌklɔðz, -ˌklɒðz, -ˌklɔθs, -ˌklɒθs/. Obsolete.

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Origin of neckcloth

First recorded in 1630–40; neck + cloth
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British Dictionary definitions for neckcloth

neckcloth
/ (ˈnɛkˌklɒθ) /

noun

a large ornamental usually white cravat worn formerly by men
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