kerchief

Part of speech: noun

A square, as of linen or silk, used as a covering for the head or neck, or as a handkerchief.

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Usage examples "kerchief":

  1. She looked until the gathering dimness hid the waving kerchief of the only woman friend who had ever truly reached her heart. - "The Maid of the Whispering Hills", Vingie E. Roe.
  2. Here she sobbed and put her kerchief to her eyes. - "Sidonia The Sorceress V1", William Mienhold.
  3. Then she gathered up the books very gently, and taking a kerchief from her neck, she folded the two great books within it, fastening them with a cunning knot. - "The Lilac Sunbonnet", S.R. Crockett.