neck|tie

neck|tie
neck|tie «NEHK TY», noun.
1. a narrow band or a tie worn around the neck, under the collar of a shirt, and tied in front; cravat.
2. any bow or the like, worn in front of the neck.
3. Slang. a hangman's rope.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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