scarf (n.) Old form(s): scarfe, scarfes, scarffes , skarfe
military sash, shoulder band
AW II.iii.202[Lafew to Parolles] the scarfs and the bannerets about thee [or: streamers]
AW II.iii.224[Lafew to Parolles] If ever thou beest bound in thy scarf and beaten
AW III.v.84[Diana to Helena, of Parolles] That jackanapes with scarfs [or: streamers]
AW IV.iii.142[First Lord to Bertram, of Parolles] that had the whole theoric of war in the knot of his scarf
AW IV.iii.314[First Soldier to Parolles] You are undone ... all but your scarf
MA II.i.175[Benedick to Claudio] like a lieutenant's scarf
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