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Scarf

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Noun

1. scarf

a garment worn around the head or neck or shoulders for warmth or decoration

2. scarf, scarf joint

a joint made by notching the ends of two pieces of timber or metal so that they will lock together end-to-end

Verb

3. scarf

masturbate while strangling oneself

4. scarf

unite by a scarf joint

5. scarf

wrap in or adorn with a scarf

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Scarf

see synonyms of scarf
nounWord forms: plural scarves (skɑːvz ) or scarfs
1. 
a rectangular, triangular, or long narrow piece of cloth worn around the head, neck, or shoulders for warmth or decoration
verb (transitive) rare
2. 
to wrap with or as if with a scarf
3. 
to use as or in the manner of a scarf
nounWord forms: plural scarfs
1. Also called: scarf joint, scarfed joint
a lapped joint between two pieces of timber made by notching or grooving the ends and strapping, bolting, or gluing the two pieces together
2. 
the end of a piece of timber shaped to form such a joint
3. New Zealand
a wedge-shaped cut made in a tree before felling, to determine the direction of the fall
4. whaling
an incision made along a whale's body before stripping off the blubber
verb (transitive)
5. 
to join (two pieces of timber) by means of a scarf
6. 
to make a scarf on (a piece of timber)
7. 
to cut a scarf in (a whale)

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Scarf

see synonyms of scarf
nounWord forms: plural scarves (skɑrvz ; skärvz) or scarfs
1. 
a long or broad piece of cloth worn about the neck, head, or shoulders for warmth or decoration; muffler, babushka, neckerchief, etc.
2. 
a long, narrow covering for a table, bureau top, etc.; runner
3. 
a sash worn by soldiers or officials
verb transitive
4. 
to cover or drape with a scarf
nounWord forms: plural scarfs
1. 
a joint made by notching, grooving, or otherwise cutting the ends of two pieces and fastening them so that they lap over and join firmly into one continuous piece
: also called scarf joint
2. 
the ends of a piece cut in this fashion
verb transitive
3. 
to join by a scarf
4. 
to make a scarf in the end of
verb transitive
Slang
to consume greedily
often with down or up

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Scarf

see synonyms of scarf
n. pl. scarves(skärvz) or scarfs (skärfs)
1. A long piece of cloth worn about the head, neck, or shoulders.
2. A decorative cloth for covering the top of a piece of furniture; a runner.
3. A sash indicating military rank.
tr.v. scarfed, scarf·ing, scarfs
1. To dress, cover, or decorate with or as if with a scarf.
2. To wrap (an outer garment) around one like a scarf.
n. pl. scarfs (skärfs)
1. A joint made by cutting or notching the ends of two pieces correspondingly and strapping or bolting them together. Also called scarf joint.
2. Either of the correspondingly cut or notched ends that fit together to form such a joint.
tr.v. scarfed, scarf·ing, scarfs
1. To join by means of a scarf.
2. To cut a scarf in.
tr.v. scarfed, scarf·ing, scarfs
Slang
To eat or drink voraciously; devour: "Americans scarf down 50 million hot dogs on an average summer day" (George F. Will).

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