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scarves

 (skärvz)
n.
A plural of scarf1.

scarves

(skɑːvz)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a plural of scarf1

scarf1

(skɑrf)

n., pl. scarfs, scarves (skärvz).
1. a long, sometimes broad strip of cloth worn about the neck, shoulders, or head for warmth or style.
2. a long cover or ornamental cloth for a bureau, table, etc.
[1545–55; perhaps identical with scarf2]

scarf2

(skɑrf)

n., pl. scarfs, n.
1. a tapered end on a piece to be assembled with a scarf joint.
v.t.
2. to assemble with a scarf joint.
3. to form a scarf on (timber).
[1490–1500; < Old Norse skarfr (derivative of skera to cut) end cut from a beam]
scarf′er, n.

scarf3

(skɑrf)

v.t., v.i. Slang.
to eat, esp. voraciously (often fol. by down or up): to scarf down junk food.
[1955–60, Amer.; variant of scoff2, with r inserted probably through r-dialect speakers' mistaking the underlying vowel as an r-less ar]
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