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kerchief

ker·chief

kerchief

 
pronunciation:
kuhr chihf
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part of speech: noun
definition: a square cloth, usually folded into a triangle, worn as a head covering or scarf.
The cowboy wore a red kerchief around his neck.
synonyms:
bandanna
similar words:
handkerchief, headdress, muffler, neckerchief, scarf
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Kerchief comes from couvrechief, an early French word that means "cover the head."
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