head-kerchief

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head-kerchief (plural head-kerchiefs)

  1. Alternative form of headkerchief
    • 1900, Charles W. Chesnutt, The House Behind the Cedars, Chapter I,
      The girl, as she passed, seized one end of the basket and helped the old woman to raise it to her head, where it rested solidly on the cushion of her head-kerchief.