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cravat

/cra·vat/ (krah-vat´) a triangular bandage.
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He lies under suspicion of having poisoned the stable-boy, he was undoubtedly out in the storm, he was armed with a heavy stick, and his cravat was found in the dead man's hand.
Simpson in his flight had dropped his cravat, and Straker had picked it up--with some idea, perhaps, that he might use it in securing the horse's leg.
He waxed his mustachios into a state of brilliant polish and put on a tight cravat and a trim buff waistcoat, so that all the young officers in the mess-room, whither Crawley had preceded his friend, complimented Mac on his appearance at breakfast and asked if he was going to be married that Sunday.
He looked at himself in the glass again; went closer to it to dash a grain or two of dust out of the corner of his eye; and settled his cravat.
He was a little light-haired gentleman, with undeniable boots, and the stiffest of white cravats and shirt-collars.
Their cravats were in general stiff, I thought, and their looks haughty; but in this last respect I presently conceived I had done them an injustice, for when two or three of them had to rise and answer a question of the presiding dignitary, I never saw anything more sheepish.
And he'll be scaling the heights of fashion at the risk of falling into a terrible cravat.
And champion jockey Colin Keane was on the mark when Silk Cravat, whose only previous win came on the beach at Laytown, captured a division of the six-furlong 45-65 event.
Limited tenders are invited for purchase of cravat jacquard polyester
I was told, but I don't know whether it was true, the IRA had promised not to target women and the cravat made us stand out.
I'll be riding my Triumph Bonneville in my cravat and cords, and after we set off from Rhyl we will go through Pensarn and onto Llandudno and probably around the Great Orme.
FACTUAL Artist Lucian Freud may be best known for painting people in the nude, but could this painting of a clothed man in a black cravat belong to the infamous British artist?