[nek-er-chif, -cheef]
a cloth or scarf worn round the neck.

1350–1400; Middle English; see neck, kerchief Unabridged
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neckerchief (ˈnɛkətʃɪf, -ˌtʃiːf)
a piece of ornamental cloth, often square, worn around the neck
[C14: from neck + kerchief]

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It would be best to wear a campaign hat, a khaki shirt and shorts, tall socks and a neckerchief.
He had his spectacles on and was wearing a tartan dressing gown and a white neckerchief.
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