Usage examples for neckerchief

  1. Kate gazed into it abstracted, fascinated, swinging her neckerchief in her hand. – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald
  2. With feverish haste he felt for Ranny's wrists, knotted the neckerchief about them, and, drawing them over his head, began to crawl toward the door. – Under Boy Scout Colors by Joseph Bushnell Ames
  3. When he reached the place where the wagon- road passed out into the broader public road leading from Lexington to Frankfort, he came near stumbling over a large, loose bundle, tied in a blue and white neckerchief. – The-Choir-Invisible by Allen, James Lane
  4. Letting him down easily, I loosed his neckerchief, and stood beside him, pitiful and shocked. – Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker by S. Weir Mitchell
  5. He made a motion with his hand in his loose neckerchief of a man being hanged. – A Queen's Error by Henry Curties
  6. Sparrer meanwhile had snatched off his neckerchief and was preparing a tourniquet. – The Boy Scouts in A Trapper's Camp by Thornton W. Burgess
  7. They very properly regard it as mere foolish waste to drop precious stones about in the snow, and would refuse to company with a man weak enough to let fall his neckerchief on a cold night. – Prince Zaleski by M.P. Shiel
  8. In a white bodice, with a coloured neckerchief tied over her shoulders, and the sleeves of her chemise turned up as far as her elbows, she was squatting amid the folds of her blue cotton skirt, which was secured to a pair of braces crossed behind her back. – The Fortune of the Rougons by Emile Zola
  9. The brim of the hat, the bird's- eye neckerchief, the immense coat- buttons, and, more than all, the rolling walk and the wrinkled trousers, marked him out distinctly. – Martin Hewitt, Investigator by Arthur Morrison
  10. And at the end of the village he stopped and rubbed his eyes, for there stood the Round Mound windmill, and on the slope was Joyce, looking prettier than ever in a russet petticoat and a white neckerchief and a pink print gown with little red rosebuds on it. – Oswald Bastable and Others by Edith Nesbit
  11. Uncle William came out, smoothing his neckerchief. – Uncle William The Man Who Was Shif'less by Jennette Lee
  12. The moral of this fable is that you must wear your neckerchief without thinking too much about it. – The Petty Troubles of Married Life, Complete by Honore de Balzac
  13. I declare, but I like that outfit," and he looked enviously at Banty's leather chaps, blue flannel shirt, scarlet silk neckerchief and cowboy hat. – The Shagganappi by E. Pauline Johnson
  14. He was dressed in a fine summer check, with a blue white- dotted neckerchief, and he had a white hat, in which he looked very well when he put it back on his head. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  15. Bill was in charge of the camp- a dark, rangy, good- looking young leading man of a cowboy, wearing his blue shirt and his red neckerchief with an air. – Roughing it De Luxe by Irvin S. Cobb
  16. A brunette is fond of amber, as a blonde is of light blue; and all true kaulo or dark Rommany chals delight in a bright yellow pongdishler, or neckerchief, and a red waistcoat. – The English Gipsies and Their Language by Charles G. Leland
  17. " Thus, you see, mademoiselle," I say, " you imagine you are buying a neckerchief and you find a petty trouble round your neck: if you get it given to you-" " It's a great trouble," retorts the woman of distinction. – The Petty Troubles of Married Life, Complete by Honore de Balzac