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cravat


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cravat  \Cra*vat"\  (kr?-v?t"),  n.  [F.  cravate,  fr  Cravate  a 
  Croat,  an  inhabitant  of  Croatia,  one  of  a  body  of  Austrian 
  troops,  from  whom  in  1636,  this  article  of  dress  was  adopted 
  in  France.] 
  A  neckcloth;  a  piece  of  silk,  fine  muslin,  or  other  cloth, 
  worn  by  men  about  the  neck. 
 
  While  his  wig  was  combed  and  his  cravat  tied. 
  --Macaulay. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cravat 
  n  :  neckwear  worn  in  a  slipknot  with  long  ends  overlapping 
  vertically  in  front 




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