kerchief

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Middle English, from Old French couvrechief, from couvrir (to cover) + chief (head).

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kerchief (plural kerchiefs)

  1. (old-fashioned) A piece of cloth used to cover the head.
    • 1823: Clement Clark Moore, The Night Before Christmas - And mamma in her kerchief, and I in my cap, / Had just settled down for a long winter's nap...

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