from The Century Dictionary.
- noun See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun Same as
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A kind of
neckclothworn in a loose and disorderly fashion.
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The trader wore his great wig, his ancient steinkirk of tawdry lace, his high boots of Spanish leather, cracked and stained.
She felt safe the moment that she was perched on the arm of her grandfather's chair, her soft clasp about his stiff old neck, her tears flowing over her cheeks, all pink anew, escaping upon his wrinkled, bloodless, pale visage and taking all the starch out of his old-fashioned steinkirk.
Bigot glanced admiringly at her slightly flushed cheek and dainty fingers as she tied the loose ends of his rich steinkirk together.