Neckcloth
Neckcloth \Neck"cloth`\ (?; 115), n. A piece of any fabric worn around the neck. [1913 Webster]

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

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

  • neckcloth — noun An ornamental white cravat …   Wiktionary

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

  • neckcloth — noun a cravat …   English new terms dictionary

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

  • neckcloth — n. hist. a cravat …   Useful english dictionary

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