Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A corrupted form of neckerchief.

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Examples

  • Which reminds me - did ye give that neckercher back after Ferozeshah?

    Flashman And The Mountain Of Light

  • A swell, too, by the elegant cut of his togs; diamond pin in his neckercher, a couple of rings on his big brown hands - and, by Jove, even a tiny gold ring in one ear.

    Flashman's Lady

  • I can still see it, Brooke at the head of the table in his big armchair, stiff in his white collar and carefully-tied black neckercher, with black coat and ruffled cuffs, the eager brown face grave for once, and the only thing out of place his untidy black curls - he could never get 'em to lie straight.

    Flashman's Lady

  • I had two good pairs of trousers, excellent boots from Todd, a smart grey embroidered waistcoat, several shirts which were beyond redemption, and a fine neckercher of black China silk.

    Flash For Freedom

  • He was obviously friendly, and a kindly-looking little fellow in his old-fashioned neckercher and breeches, with bright grey eyes that peered eagerly at me.

    Flash For Freedom

  • That was my wardrobe; the coat and neckercher at least could be counted on for what I had in mind.

    Flash For Freedom

  • "A father's duty be a very solemn thing, Barnabas," he continued slowly, "an 'your' ead being (as I say) full o 'wild idees, I'm going to try to punch 'em out again as a well-meaning father should, so help me back wi' the table out o 'the road, an' off wi 'your coat and neckercher."

    The Amateur Gentleman

  • 'Greedy dogs getten them hard cuffs,' and rearranged her neckercher.

    Privy Seal His Last Venture

  • 'He hev left off his black coat and white neckercher, and hev cut off his whiskers; but he's the same man for all that. '

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles

  • "He hev left off his black coat and white neckercher, and hev cut off his whiskers; but he's the same man for all that."

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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