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Neckwear   /nˈɛkwˌɛr/   Listen

Articles of clothing worn about the neck.

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"Neckwear" Quotes from Famous Books

... home at the family call,—an odd figure it must be confessed in St. Louis, with his little pointed beard, and thin mustache, his fondness for flowing neckwear and velveteen waistcoats, his little canes and varnished boots. And he stayed on; for the family seemed to need him, in a general way, though it was not clear to him what good he could do to them and there were tempting reasons for returning to Rome. In spite of ...
— Together • Robert Herrick (1868-1938)

... that the bishop's tired eyes were also fixed upon the creator of all those wonderful, liquid notes, and to fancy that, for the moment, at least, he forgot how hot his neck was inside his close, clerical neckwear. ...
— Strawberry Acres • Grace S. Richmond

... application of this instruction. For instance, the unit course on silks might be given to a group composed of salespeople from the silk section, the waists and gowns section, and the section of men's neckwear. ...
— Wage Earning and Education • R. R. Lutz

Words linked to "Neckwear" :   tie, cravat, garment, necktie

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