1. an ornamental white cravat
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How To Use neckcloth In A Sentence

  • A wig that seemed to be woven out of gray wire was set over a red, pouchy face, whose multiple chins hung over his neckcloth like wattles.
  • Uncle Rob, our dandy, had changed his coat and put on a new neckcloth, an act which, as all who know a Scots farm town will understand, cost him a multitude of flouts, jeers and upcasting from his peers. The Dew of Their Youth
  • Guermantes, who, a great deal more ‘old French’ even than the Duke when he was not trying, did often deliberately seek to be, but in a manner the opposite of the lace-neckcloth, deliquescent style of her husband and in reality far more subtle, by a sort of almost peasant pronunciation which had a harsh and delicious flavour of the soil. The Guermantes Way
  • His face had fallen in, and was unshorn; his frill and neckcloth hung limp under his bagging waistcoat. Vanity Fair
  • But his dress was as peculiar as his wife's, a large black coat of an antique cut over a long waistcoat and a neckcloth, with knee-length breeches and buckled shoes.
  • He wore a dark frock coat, a black silk neckcloth, and black trousers over black boots. SOMEDAY MY PRINCE
  • He was a man of such rigid refinement, that he would have starved rather than have dined without a white neckcloth. Vanity Fair
  • He eyed the old man, his tattered coat and worn trousers, his grimy neckcloth. The Year of Living Scandalously
  • Yet here he was, dressed in formal tails and a silky white waistcoat and neckcloth, prepared to endure what could only be an interminable evening, all because Keira Hannigan had aggravated him once again. The Year of Living Scandalously
  • “The opening bid, gentlemen, is ten pounds,” the auctioneer announced, and almost instantly, a young buck with a very foppish knot in his neckcloth and shiny new boots tipped his hat. The Year of Living Scandalously
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