Snochter-dichter

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A snochter-dichter or haundcurtchie (haunkie) is a square o fabric, for ordinar cairiet in the pootch, for personal hygiene ettles sic like dichtin yer haunds or blawin yer neb, but can be uised as a decorative accessory in a suit pootch an aw. Richard II o Ingland is said tae hae cleckit the snochter-dichter.

Historically, white snochter-dichters haes been uised in place o a white flag for tae shaw surrender or a flag o truce.

Ither names for snochter-dichter is naipkin or snoot-cloot.