Pronunciation: (sō-twär', sô-; Fr. sō-twar'), [key]
—pl. -toirsPronunciation: (-twärz'; Fr. -twar'). [key]
1. a ribbon, chain, scarf, or the like, tied around the neck in such a manner that the ends cross over each other.
2. a chain to which a pendant is attached, worn around the neck.
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