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Kerchief vs. Bandana — What's the Difference?

Kerchief vs. Bandana — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Kerchief and Bandana

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Kerchief

A kerchief (from the Old French couvrechief, "cover head"), also known as a bandana or bandanna, is a triangular or square piece of cloth tied around the head, face or neck for protective or decorative purposes. The popularity of head kerchiefs may vary by culture or religion, and may vary among Orthodox Jewish and Christian, Catholic, Amish, and Muslim people.
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Bandana

A large handkerchief usually patterned and brightly colored.
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Kerchief

A piece of fabric used to cover the head.
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Bandana

A large kerchief, usually colourful and used either as headgear or as a handkerchief, neckerchief, bikini, or sweatband.
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Kerchief

A square scarf, often worn as a head covering.
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Bandana

A style of calico printing, in which white or bright spots are produced upon cloth previously dyed a uniform red or dark colour, by discharging portions of the color by chemical means, while the rest of the cloth is under pressure.
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Kerchief

A handkerchief.
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Bandana

Large and brightly colored handkerchief; often used as a neckerchief
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Kerchief

(dated) A piece of cloth used to cover the head; a bandana.
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Kerchief

To cover with a kerchief.
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Kerchief

A square of fine linen worn by women as a covering for the head; hence, anything similar in form or material, worn for ornament on other parts of the person; - mostly used in compounds; as, neckerchief; breastkerchief; and later, handkerchief.
He might put on a hat, a muffler, and a kerchief, and so escape.
Her black hair strained awayTo a scarlet kerchief caught beneath her chin.
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Kerchief

A lady who wears a kerchief.
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Kerchief

A square scarf that is folded into a triangle and worn over the head or about the neck
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