Entry from British & World English dictionary
- Her hair covered with a mouchoir.
- The women of the party are selecting a mouchoir or a new gown.
- An unidentified woman clutches a mouchoir while writing a sentimental family letter.
Late 17th century: French, from late Latin muccare 'wipe one's nose', from Latin mucus 'mucus'.
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