tippet

Part of speech: noun

A scarf for the neck, or neck and shoulders.

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Usage examples "tippet":

  1. The consequence was that, before the end of our walk, I had about a dozen wreaths of various colours and lengths, hanging round me, till I felt almost as if I had a fur tippet on, they made me so hot; and yet I did not like to take them off, for fear of hurting the poor girls' feelings. - "Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century", W. H. Davenport Adams.
  2. She was a bleak little figure bowing into the wind, her tippet flapping back over one shoulder. - "Every Soul Hath Its Song", Fannie Hurst.
  3. Granny Marrable disallowed the fur tippet, with some scorn for the luxury of the Age. - "When Ghost Meets Ghost", William Frend De Morgan.