scarf

Primary Meanings of scarf

1.
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a garment worn around the head or neck or shoulders for warmth or decoration
wrap in or adorn with a scarf
2.
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a joint made by notching the ends of two pieces of timber or metal so that they will lock together end-to-end
unite by a scarf joint
Full Definitions of scarf
1

n a garment worn around the head or neck or shoulders for warmth or decoration

Types:
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boa, feather boa
a long thin fluffy scarf of feathers or fur
fichu
a lightweight triangular scarf worn by a woman
kerchief
a square scarf that is folded into a triangle and worn over the head or about the neck
lambrequin
a scarf that covers a knight's helmet
mantilla
a woman's silk or lace scarf
muffler
a scarf worn around the neck
patka
a scarf worn by Sikh men
rebozo
a long woolen or linen scarf covering the head and shoulders (also used as a sling for holding a baby); traditionally worn by Latin-American women
sable
a scarf (or trimming) made of sable
stole
a wide scarf worn about their shoulders by women
tudung
a scarf worn around the head by Muslim women in Malaysia; conceals the hair but not the face
headscarf
a kerchief worn over the head and tied under the chin
neckerchief
a kerchief worn around the neck
Type of:
garment
an article of clothing

v wrap in or adorn with a scarf

Type of:
assume, don, get into, put on, wear
put clothing on one's body
2

n a joint made by notching the ends of two pieces of timber or metal so that they will lock together end-to-end

Synonyms:
scarf joint
Type of:
joint
junction by which parts or objects are joined together

v unite by a scarf joint

Type of:
bring together, join
cause to become joined or linked

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