from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A kerchief worn around the neck.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A scarf that is worn looped or tied around the neck.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kerchief for the neck; -- called also neck handkerchief.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kerchief for the neck.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a kerchief worn around the neck
It was impossible to overcome these daring smugglers, for in their neckerchief was a fly, which, the moment the knot of their cravats was undone, flew right at the eye of their opponents and blinded them, but before this last remedy was resorted to the men fought like lions, and only when their strength failed them did they release their familiar spirit, the fly, to strike with blindness the defenders of the law.
Why, Mr. Field, I, the sulky gentleman with the damp flat side-curls, rubbing my bleared eye with the end of my neckerchief which is like a dirty eel-skin, am losing just at present, but I suppose I must take my pipe out of my mouth, and be submissive to YOU — I hope
Each boy wears the blue uniform with the yellow neckerchief that hangs down the back in a triangle.
Russell has more layers of clothing than any other Pixar character — a shirt, a sash covered with badges, a neckerchief and a backpack.
Here was Miss West, in a crisp duck sailor suit, immaculately white, open at the throat, where, under the broad collar, was knotted a man-of-war black silk neckerchief.
Co-host Standen opted for a simple suit and assumedly vintage, precariously-knotted neckerchief.
A small shawl or neckerchief of cotton cloth, richly embroidered with red and blue thread and a wide band of red flannel at the lower edge was thrown over the shoulders.
With her black pants and lavender neckerchief, she was designed to represent the typical New Yorker.
So the next time you see a scout in the street, look beyond the woggle and neckerchief – you're looking at a citizen of the future and one of tomorrow's leaders today.
The object of the poster's affections appears to be the woman in black with turqouise trainers and red neckerchief – as featured on the top of yesterday's OWS blog.