Usage examples for neckerchief

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. He made a motion with his hand in his loose neckerchief of a man being hanged. – A Queen's Error by Henry Curties
  4. Uncle William came out, smoothing his neckerchief – Uncle William The Man Who Was Shif'less by Jennette Lee
  5. Letting him down easily, I loosed his neckerchief and stood beside him, pitiful and shocked. – Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker by S. Weir Mitchell
  6. 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
  7. Sparrer meanwhile had snatched off his neckerchief and was preparing a tourniquet. – The Boy Scouts in A Trapper's Camp by Thornton W. Burgess
  8. 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
  9. The ends of his neckerchief bore no inconsiderable likeness to two well- grown carrots. – The Humourous Story of Farmer Bumpkin's Lawsuit by Richard Harris
  10. 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
  11. Above the scarlet neckerchief a round face, red as a Normandy apple, was turned meditatively on the mud- stained cavalier, whilst a pair of small, beady eyes blinked drowsily at the afternoon sun. – Petticoat Rule by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. " 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
  17. 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
  18. Kate gazed into it abstracted, fascinated, swinging her neckerchief in her hand. – Alec Forbes of Howglen by George MacDonald
  19. 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