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Definition of "neckcloth" []

  • An ornamental white cravat. (noun)

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Use "neckcloth" in a sentence
  • "Écossais of a very large and decided check pattern, his orange satin neckcloth, and his jean-boots, with tips of shiny leather, — these, with a gold embroidered cap, and a richly-gilt cane, or other varieties of ornament of a similar tendency"
  • "His face grows purple, then pale, and he struggles with his neckcloth, which is choking him."
  • "a high-standing collar with points, and what was called a neckcloth of black silk with dark-blue brocaded figures running over it, and a handsome brocaded-velvet vest, double-breasted, the fashion of the times, with gilt buttons that looked as if they were set with diamonds, they sparkled so."