Definitions

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  • n. Alternative form of headkerchief.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kerchief worn on the head, usually as a turban.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Hassan wiped his face with a corner of his checkered head-kerchief.

    The Black Madonna

  • Over the bandages he wore a checked Palestinian head-kerchief.

    The Black Madonna

  • Another man climbed onto the hood, unfurled his head-kerchief, and used it as a striped flag to clear the road ahead.

    The Black Madonna

  • She had spread the newspaper on the table and followed the lines with her finger; from time to time she smoothed her flowered head-kerchief.

    Autumn

  • The daughter stood bent over the kettle, in her flowered head-kerchief.

    Autumn

  • Anna Sui does offer a luxe version, however, in a special-order, $85 head-kerchief from her fall collection.

    'This Has Been Surreal'

  • Housewife Chic, replete with dustproof "head-kerchief" and apron-inspired wraps, is sweeping the nation.

    'This Has Been Surreal'

  • Anna Sui's fall collection has a special-order luxe version: an $85 head-kerchief.

    'This Has Been Surreal'

  • The native Sultans of Darfur, like those of Bornu and others further west, used white muslin as a face-wrap: hence, too, the ceremonies when spitting, etc., etc. The Kúfiyah or head-kerchief of the Arabs soon reached Europe and became in Low Latin Cuphia; in

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • “Lisám” I have explained as a covering for the lower face, made by drawing over it the corner of the head-kerchief

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

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