What does the word kerchief mean?

Usage examples for 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 by Vingie E. Roe
  2. Here she sobbed and put her kerchief to her eyes. – Sidonia The Sorceress V1 by 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 by S.R. Crockett