Pronunciation: (nek'tī"), [key]
1. a band of decorative fabric worn around the neck, under the collar, and tied in front to hang down the front of a shirt or to form a small bow.
2. any band, scarf, or tie fastened at the front of the neck.
3. Slang.a hangman's rope.
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