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Kerchief vs. Headscarf

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Kerchiefnoun

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

Headscarfnoun

A more or less square piece of material worn over the head, typically by women, often to protect the hair, or for religious reasons.

‘As far as only the Qur'an itself is concerned, wearing a headscarf is neither required nor prohibited.’;

Kerchiefverb

To cover with a kerchief.

Headscarfnoun

a kerchief worn over the head and tied under the chin

Kerchiefnoun

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.’;

Headscarf

A headscarf is a scarf covering most or all of the top of a person's, usually women's, hair and head, leaving the face uncovered. A headscarf is formed of a triangular cloth or a square cloth folded into a triangle, with which the head is covered.

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Kerchiefnoun

A lady who wears a kerchief.

Kerchiefnoun

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

Kerchiefnoun

a piece of fabric used to cover the head.

Kerchiefnoun

a handkerchief.

Kerchief

A kerchief (from the Old French couvrechief, ), 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.

‘cover head’;

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