neckcloth

  • 1 Neckcloth — Neck cloth (?; 115), n. A piece of any fabric worn around the neck. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 neckcloth — [nek′klôth΄, nek′kläth΄] n. Archaic CRAVAT …

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  • 3 neckcloth — /nek klawth , kloth /, n., pl. neckcloths / klawdhz , klodhz , klawths , kloths /. Obs. cravat (def. 2). [1630 40; NECK + CLOTH] * * * …

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  • 4 neckcloth — noun An ornamental white cravat …

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  • 5 neckcloth — n. necktie, cravat, long strip of cloth worn around the neck (by men) for decoration and on formal occasions …

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  • 6 neckcloth — noun a cravat …

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  • 7 neckcloth — /ˈnɛkklɒθ/ (say nekkloth) noun a kind of large cravat formerly worn around the neck by men …

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  • 8 neckcloth — n. hist. a cravat …

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  • 9 Cravat — For the racehorse, see Cravat (horse). For the day cravat, see Ascot tie. For cravat bandage, see Bandage#Triangular bandage. Croatian baroque poet Ivan Gundulić; the oldest known portrait with a cravat, 1622[1] The cravat is …

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  • 10 Court uniform and dress — Court dressOn formal royal occasions in monarchies the dress worn by those present has in the past been prescribed by official regulations. Court dress (as distinguished from court uniform mentioned in the section below) is worn by all men not… …

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  • 11 The Night Before Larry Was Stretched — is an Irish execution ballad written in the Newgate cant.AuthorThe ballad is estimated to have been written around 1816. Will (Hurlfoot) Maher, a shoemaker from Waterford, wrote the song, though Dr. Robert Burrowes, the Dean of St. Finbar’s Cork …

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  • 12 dress — /dres/, n., adj., v., dressed or drest, dressing. n. 1. an outer garment for women and girls, consisting of bodice and skirt in one piece. 2. clothing; apparel; garb: The dress of the 18th century was colorful. 3. formal attire. 4. a particular… …

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  • 13 Court uniform and dress in the United Kingdom — See also: Court dress R. B. Bennett (1870–1947) in court dress. Contents 1 Court dress …

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  • 14 Berdash — Ber dash, n. A kind of neckcloth. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A treatise against the cravat and berdash. Steele. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 15 Cravat — Cra*vat (kr? v?t ), n. [F. cravate, fr. Cravate a Croat, an inhabitant of Croatia, one of a body of Austrian troops, from whom, in 1636, this article of dress was adopted in France.] A neckcloth; a piece of silk, fine muslin, or other cloth, worn …

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  • 16 Handkerchief — Hand ker*chief (h[a^][ng] k[ e]r*ch[i^]f; 277), n. [Hand + kerchief.] 1. A piece of cloth, usually square and often fine and elegant, carried for wiping the face or hands. [1913 Webster] 2. A piece of cloth shaped like a handkerchief to be worn… …

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  • 17 Scarf — Scarf, n.; pl. {Scarfs}, rarely {Scarves} (sk[aum]rvz). [Cf. OF. escharpe a pilgrim s scrip, or wallet (hanging about the neck), F. [ e]charpe sash, scarf; probably from OHG. scharpe pocket; also (from the French) Dan. ski[ae]rf; Sw. sk[ a]rp,… …

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  • 18 Scarfs — Scarf Scarf, n.; pl. {Scarfs}, rarely {Scarves} (sk[aum]rvz). [Cf. OF. escharpe a pilgrim s scrip, or wallet (hanging about the neck), F. [ e]charpe sash, scarf; probably from OHG. scharpe pocket; also (from the French) Dan. ski[ae]rf; Sw. sk[… …

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  • 19 Scarves — Scarf Scarf, n.; pl. {Scarfs}, rarely {Scarves} (sk[aum]rvz). [Cf. OF. escharpe a pilgrim s scrip, or wallet (hanging about the neck), F. [ e]charpe sash, scarf; probably from OHG. scharpe pocket; also (from the French) Dan. ski[ae]rf; Sw. sk[… …

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  • 20 Steenkirk — Steen kirk (st[=e]n k[ e]rk ), Steinkirk Stein kirk (st[imac]n ), n. [So called from the battle of Steinkirk, in 1692, on which occasion the French nobles had no time to arrange their lace neckcloths.] A kind of neckcloth worn in a loose and… …

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