Definition of Cravat

1. Noun. Neckwear worn in a slipknot with long ends overlapping vertically in front.

Specialized synonyms: Ascot, Neckcloth, Stock
Generic synonyms: Neckwear



Definition of Cravat

1. n. A neckcloth; a piece of silk, fine muslin, or other cloth, worn by men about the neck.

Definition of Cravat

1. Noun. A wide fabric band worn as a necktie by men, having long ends hanging in front. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cravat

1. a necktie [n -S] - See also: necktie

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cravat

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craters
crates
cratesful
crating
craton
cratonic
cratons
cratur
craturs
craunch
craunched
craunches
craunching
cravat (current term)
cravat bandage
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crave
craved
craven
cravened
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cravenly
cravenness
cravennesses
cravens
craver
cravers

Literary usage of Cravat

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1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1861)
"Yet A« richly deserved the hempen cravat ! They plotted, like him, ... And stripped us of ah1—but the hempen cravat ! Our gold in their pockets, ..."

2. On Bandaging, and Other Operations of Minor Surgery by Fitzwilliam Sargent (1862)
"Place the centre of the cravat upon the axilla, and draw the tails obliquely ... The compound bis-axillary cravat is applied, by arranging one cravat in the ..."

3. Bandaging by Albert Draper Whiting (1915)
"Place the center of the cravat beneath the chin, carry the ends upward over the cheeks, cross them on top of the head, carry them downward and backward ..."

4. First Aid Book (1990)
"cravat Bandages A triangular bandage may be used open or folded. When folded it is known as a cravat. A cravat bandage is prepared as follows: • Make a ..."

5. The Immediate care of the injured by Albert Sidney Morrow (1912)
"To apply properly, a cravat is also necessary. Fasten the cravat around the waist. Then place the base of the triangle with its apex upward around the ..."

6. The Surgeon's Practical Guide in Dressing, and in the Methodic Application by Thomas Cutler (1836)
"Place the centre of the cravat against the axilla of the affected side, and, conducting the tails obliquely upwards before and behind the chest, ..."

7. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1861)
"Yet A« richly deserved the hempen cravat ! They plotted, like him, ... And stripped us of ah1—but the hempen cravat ! Our gold in their pockets, ..."

8. On Bandaging, and Other Operations of Minor Surgery by Fitzwilliam Sargent (1862)
"Place the centre of the cravat upon the axilla, and draw the tails obliquely ... The compound bis-axillary cravat is applied, by arranging one cravat in the ..."

9. Bandaging by Albert Draper Whiting (1915)
"Place the center of the cravat beneath the chin, carry the ends upward over the cheeks, cross them on top of the head, carry them downward and backward ..."

10. First Aid Book (1990)
"cravat Bandages A triangular bandage may be used open or folded. When folded it is known as a cravat. A cravat bandage is prepared as follows: • Make a ..."

11. The Immediate care of the injured by Albert Sidney Morrow (1912)
"To apply properly, a cravat is also necessary. Fasten the cravat around the waist. Then place the base of the triangle with its apex upward around the ..."

12. The Surgeon's Practical Guide in Dressing, and in the Methodic Application by Thomas Cutler (1836)
"Place the centre of the cravat against the axilla of the affected side, and, conducting the tails obliquely upwards before and behind the chest, ..."

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