from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See neckerchief.


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  • His dress was more like that of a clergyman than a country doctor, being a plain black suit, and a plain white neck-kerchief tied behind like a band.

    The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices

  • Wherever it was, he went upon it, with a bran-new ladder, a white hat, a brown holland jacket and trousers, a blue neck-kerchief, and a sprig of full-blown double wall-flower in his button-hole.

    The Lamplighter's Story

  • But when she arose and would have put on her slippers, the right one was gone, and when she looked at her neck-kerchief it was cut, and the right corner was missing, and when she looked at her night-dress a piece was cut out of it.

    Household Tales

  • Then he also showed her the slipper, and the corner of the neck-kerchief, and the bit of the night-dress.

    Household Tales

  • Her rich-colored face crimsoned, and I felt her splendid bosom heave with emotion as I fairly glued my lips to hers, and tried to push my tongue between her lips, and one hand tried to get inside her neck-kerchief.

    Forbidden Fruit Luscious and exciting story and More forbidden fruit or Master Percy's progress in and beyond the domestic circle

  • "Loose your neck-kerchief, Barbara, and wave it -- wave it in the sunlight!"

    Margaret Tudor A Romance of Old St. Augustine

  • The carelessness went out of his bearing as his eyes fastened themselves in a stare on the man's neck-kerchief.

    Bar-20 Days

  • Did Dave think he had been killed or was still pursuing the man whose neck-kerchief had aroused such animosity in Hopalong's heart?

    Bar-20 Days

  • The neck-kerchief seemed to grow suddenly malignant and about to spring.

    Bar-20 Days

  • My passion takes away my appetite, and makes me wear my newest silk neck-kerchief continually.

    XVIII. A Retrospect


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