Steinkirk
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 disorderly fashion. [1913 Webster]

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