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Meaning of SCARF

Pronunciation:  skârf

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a garment worn around the head or neck or shoulders for warmth or decoration
  2. [v]  wrap in or adorn with a scarf
  3. [v]  unite by a scarf joint
  4. [v]  masturbate while strangling oneself
 

SCARF is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: assume, boa, bring together, don, feather boa, fichu, fuck off, garment, get into, jack off, jerk off, join, kerchief, lambrequin, mantilla, masturbate, muffler, put on, sable, she-bop, stole, wank, wear

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Scarf\ (sk[aum]rf), n. [Icel. skarfr.]
    A cormorant. [Scot.]
    
    
  2. \Scarf\, n.; pl. {Scarfs}, rarely {Scarves} (sk[aum]rvz).
    [Cf. OF. escharpe a pilgrim's scrip, or wallet (hanging about
    the neck), F. ['e]charpe sash, scarf; probably from OHG.
    scharpe pocket; also (from the French) Dan. ski[ae]rf; Sw.
    sk["a]rp, Prov. G. sch["a]rfe, LG. scherf, G. sch["a]rpe; and
    also AS. scearf a fragment; possibly akin to E. scrip a
    wallet. Cf. {Scarp} a scarf.]
    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.
    
          Put on your hood and scarf.              --Swift.
    
          With care about the banners, scarves, and staves. --R.
                                                   Browning.
    
    
  3. \Scarf\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scarfed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Scarfing}.]
    1. To throw on loosely; to put on like a scarf. ``My sea-gown
       scarfed about me.'' --Shak.
    
    2. To dress with a scarf, or as with a scarf; to cover with a
       loose wrapping. --Shak.
    
    
  4. \Scarf\, v. t. [Sw. skarfva to eke out, to join together,
    skarf a seam, joint; cf. Dan. skarre to joint, to unite
    timber, Icel. skara to clinch the planks of a boat, G.
    scharben to chop, to cut small.]
       (a) To form a scarf on the end or edge of, as for a joint
           in timber, metal rods, etc.
       (b) To unite, as two pieces of timber or metal, by a scarf
           joint.
    
    
  5. \Scarf\, n.
       (a) 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.
       (b) A scarf joint.
    
    {Scarf joint}
       (a) A joint made by overlapping and bolting or locking
           together the ends of two pieces of timber that are
           halved, notched, or cut away so that they will fit
           each other and form a lengthened beam of the same size
           at the junction as elsewhere.
       (b) A joint formed by welding, riveting, or brazing
           together the overlapping scarfed ends, or edges, of
           metal rods, sheets, etc.
    
    {Scarf weld}. See under {Weld}.
    
    
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing a scarf in your dream, symbolizes self-restrictions. You may be too controlling of your emotions instead of expressing them. Or you may feel that your voice is being muffled. Dreaming that you are wearing a scarf, suggests that you are separating your mind from your body. You may be relying too much on how you think, rather than how you feel or vice versa. Alternatively, you need to tell yourself that it is mind over matter.
 

 

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