What does the word scarf mean?

Usage examples for scarf

  1. An arabeah waited for them; and having bought a scarf or two, they drove off before we had parted to go our several ways. – It Happened in Egypt by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  2. Phelim had taken charge of my arm at once, and the long blade was out, and a scarf, which some girl who had not lost her senses had handed him, was round the wound. – A Sea Queen's Sailing by Charles Whistler