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Definition of Scarf


  1. A cormorant.
  2. An article of dress of a light and decorative character, worn loosely over the shoulders or about the neck or the waist; a light shawl or handkerchief for the neck; also, a cravat; a neckcloth.
  3. To throw on loosely; to put on like a scarf.
  4. To dress with a scarf, or as with a scarf; to cover with a loose wrapping.
  5. To form a scarf on the end or edge of, as for a joint in timber, metal rods, etc.
  6. To unite, as two pieces of timber or metal, by a scarf joint.
  7. In a piece which is to be united to another by a scarf joint, the part of the end or edge that is tapered off, rabbeted, or notched so as to be thinner than the rest of the piece.
  8. A scarf joint.
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Scarf Translations

scarf in German is Schal
scarf in Italian is scialle, fazzoletto da collo
scarf in Spanish is echarpe, bufanda
scarf in Swedish is halsduk