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kerchiefker‧chief /ˈkɜːtʃɪf $ ˈkɜːr-/ noun [countable]  DCCa square piece of cloth, worn on the head or around the neck
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kerchiefPhilippa had taken her black kerchief off and twisted it around her fingers as she sat at Lee's feet.Ahead of them, as was fitting, were the menfolk, more soberly-clad save for the bright kerchiefs round their necks.Jozia blew her red nose into her kerchief.Ancient women sat in darkened eighteenth- and nineteenth-century doorways, heads covered in kerchiefs or round-brimmed hats like up-ended pudding basins.It was all wrapped up in a knotted kerchief.But since people sometimes tied money into the knot of a large kerchief, it also means a hoard of money.I imagined a sorceress inside performing her rites behind the window, with a red kerchief.
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