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Meaning of CRAVAT

Pronunciation:  kru'vat

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  neckwear worn in a slipknot with long ends overlapping vertically in front
 

CRAVAT is a 6 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: ascot, neckcloth, neckwear, stock

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 

 

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