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ker·chief

kerchief

 
pronunciation:
kuhr chihf
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part of speech: noun
definition: a square cloth that is tied over the head or around the neck.
synonyms:
bandanna
similar words:
handkerchief, headdress, muffler, neckerchief, scarf
Word History
Kerchief comes from couvrechief, an early French word that means "cover the head."
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