neckpiece

[ nek-pees ]
/ ˈnɛkˌpis /

noun

a scarf, especially one of fur.

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Origin of neckpiece

First recorded in 1595–1605; neck + piece
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Example sentences from the Web for neckpiece

  • The helmet and neckpiece were one, wrought in like manner, only stronger.

    The Coming of Cuculain|Standish O'Grady
  • With the exception of the neckpiece, the sash and the uniform, he really possessed no attractions whatever.

    The Confession of a Fool|August Strindberg

British Dictionary definitions for neckpiece

neckpiece
/ (ˈnɛkˌpiːs) /

noun

a piece of fur, cloth, etc, worn around the neck or neckline
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