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  • n. Obsolete form of kerchief.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A kerchief.


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  • S. James sent to him his sudary or keverchief and said: Say to him that our

    The Golden Legend, vol. 4

  • To whom Paul said: Farewell, Plautilla, daughter of everlasting health, lend to me thy veil or keverchief with which thou coverest thy head, that I may bind mine eyes therewith, and afterwards I shall restore it to thee again.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 4

  • The knight answered: He lieth without the town with one of his fellows, and his visage is covered with thy keverchief, and she answered and said: I have now seen Peter and Paul enter into the city clad with right noble vestments, and also they had right fair crowns upon their heads, more clear and more shining than the sun, and hath brought again my keverchief all bloody which he hath delivered me.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 4

  • Then, when he came to the place of his passion, he turned him toward the east, holding his hands up to heaven right long, with tears praying in his own language and thanking our Lord, and after that bade his brethren farewell, and bound his eyes himself with the keverchief of

    The Golden Legend, vol. 4

  • The blessed martyr Paul took the keverchief, and unbound his eyes, and gathered up his own blood, and put it therein and delivered to the woman.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 4


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  • Here it is in one of the examples over on sudary:

    "S. James sent to him his sudary or keverchief and said: Say to him that our"
    —The Golden Legend, vol. 4

    January 3, 2011