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Scarf vs. Stole

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  • Scarf (noun)

    A long, often knitted, garment worn around the neck.

  • Scarf (noun)

    A headscarf.

  • Scarf (noun)

    A neckcloth or cravat.

  • Scarf (noun)

    A type of joint in woodworking.

  • Scarf (noun)

    A groove on one side of a sewing machine needle.

  • Scarf (noun)

    A dip or notch or cut made in the trunk of a tree to direct its fall when felling.

  • Scarf (verb)

    To throw on loosely; to put on like a scarf.

  • Scarf (verb)

    To dress with a scarf, or as with a scarf; to cover with a loose wrapping.

  • Scarf (verb)

    To shape by grinding.

  • Scarf (verb)

    To form a scarf on the end or edge of, as for a joint in timber, forming a "V" groove for welding adjacent metal plates, metal rods, etc.

  • Scarf (verb)

    To unite, as two pieces of timber or metal, by a scarf joint.

  • Scarf (verb)

    To eat very quickly.

    "You sure scarfed that pizza."

  • Stole (noun)

    An ecclesiastical garment consisting of a decorated band worn on the back of the neck with each end hanging over the chest.

  • Stole (noun)

    A scarf-like garment, often made of fur.

  • Stole (noun)

    A stolon.

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  • Scarf (noun)

    a length or square of fabric worn around the neck or head

    "a silk scarf"

    "she tucked her woolly scarf around her neck"

  • Scarf (noun)

    a joint connecting two pieces of timber or metal in which the ends are bevelled or notched so that they fit over or into each other.

  • Scarf (noun)

    an incision made in the blubber of a whale.

  • Scarf (verb)

    join the ends of (two pieces of timber or metal) by bevelling or notching them so that they fit over or into each other

    "he forced me to scarf the keel timbers in watertight sections"

    "the scarfing follows the natural grain of the wood"

  • Scarf (verb)

    make an incision in the blubber of (a whale).

  • Scarf (verb)

    eat or drink (something) hungrily or enthusiastically

    "he scarfed down the waffles"

  • Stole (noun)

    a woman's long scarf or shawl, especially of fur or similar material, worn loosely over the shoulders.

  • Stole (noun)

    a priest's silk vestment worn over the shoulders and hanging down to the knee or below.

Oxford Dictionary
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  • Scarf (noun)

    A cormorant.

  • Scarf (noun)

    An article of dress of a light and decorative character, worn loosely over the shoulders or about the neck or the waist; a light shawl or handkerchief for the neck; also, a cravat; a neckcloth.

  • Scarf (noun)

    In a piece which is to be united to another by a scarf joint, the part of the end or edge that is tapered off, rabbeted, or notched so as to be thinner than the rest of the piece.

  • Scarf

    To throw on loosely; to put on like a scarf.

  • Scarf

    To dress with a scarf, or as with a scarf; to cover with a loose wrapping.

  • Scarf

    To form a scarf on the end or edge of, as for a joint in timber, metal rods, etc.

  • Stole

    imp. of Steal.

  • Stole (noun)

    A stolon.

  • Stole (noun)

    A long, loose garment reaching to the feet.

  • Stole (noun)

    A narrow band of silk or stuff, sometimes enriched with embroidery and jewels, worn on the left shoulder of deacons, and across both shoulders of bishops and priests, pendent on each side nearly to the ground. At Mass, it is worn crossed on the breast by priests. It is used in various sacred functions.

Webster Dictionary
  • Scarf (noun)

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

  • Scarf (noun)

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

  • Scarf (verb)

    masturbate while strangling oneself

  • Scarf (verb)

    unite by a scarf joint

  • Scarf (verb)

    wrap in or adorn with a scarf

  • Stole (noun)

    a wide scarf worn about their shoulders by women

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