sautoir

sautoir

[soh-twahr, saw-; French soh-twar]
noun, plural sautoirs [soh-twahrz, saw-; French soh-twar] .
1.
a ribbon, chain, scarf, or the like, tied around the neck in such a manner that the ends cross over each other.
2.
a chain to which a pendant is attached, worn around the neck.

Origin:
1935–40; < French; see saltire

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