a cloth or scarf worn round the neck.
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How to use neckerchief in a sentence
Varsity jackets, flat-brimmed hats, and neckerchiefs stamped with the phrase “cheddar weather” are the height of the form.
But Digby and others turned him round, unloosed his neckerchief, and threw water in his face, in the hopes of reviving him.Digby Heathcote | W.H.G. Kingston
His dog was howling, his head was aching fearfully—somebody was pulling him about, hands were loosening his neckerchief.Far from the Madding Crowd | Thomas Hardy
He wore no neckerchief, as he had been playing rackets all day, and his open shirt collar displayed their full luxuriance.The Pickwick Papers | Charles Dickens
He was usually muffled in an enormous silk neckerchief, and right up to the hot summer a huge fire burned in the open grate.Sons and Lovers | David Herbert Lawrence
And then she saw a soiled blue neckerchief twisted and curled in the knot, and she examined it with wide eyes.The Range Boss | Charles Alden Seltzer
British Dictionary definitions for neckerchief
a piece of ornamental cloth, often square, worn around the neck
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