Definition for SCARF

SCARF, n. [plur. scarfs. Fr. echarpe; It. ciarpa; Sax. scearf, a fragment or piece; G. scharpe; from the root of shear.]

  1. Something that hangs loose upon the shoulders; as a piece of cloth. Put on your hood and scarf. – Swift.
  2. A water fowl. – Scott.

Return to page 34 of the letter “S”.