Etymology
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neckerchief (n.)

"scarf for the neck," late 14c., from neck (n.) + kerchief, which is, etymologically "a covering for the head," making the whole formation pleonastic. Corrupted form neckercher is from mid-15c.

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Definitions of neckerchief

neckerchief (n.)
a kerchief worn around the neck;
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