from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Informal A handkerchief.
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- n. A handkerchief
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as handkerchief.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory
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She was one of the girls who flirted her way through a hair-mussing group number with Steven as the muss-ee, but went to pieces in Vegas and ended up sobbing on the ladies room floor while an "Idol" camera crew stood by without so much as throwing her a hankie.
At the three-hankie end of "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn," Francie Nolan and her kid brother look out from their tenement rooftop to the skyline of Manhattan.
My father comes out real slow in his black tuxedo with his little red silk hankie, takes his time "good evening ladies and gentlemen," and tells a long story, not afraid of the silences.
A three-hankie song, if ever there was one, with a superb melody.
Standing at the boards, Dad wore his best brown tweed sport coat — the one with a coordinated rust-colored silk hankie peeking from the outer pocket.
The referee station right there subsequent to the pylon signaled TD with both arms raised, afterwards pulls out his yellow hankie as great as flags Young with unsportsmanlike conduct.
With a early versions of stents, sinewy scar hankie would grow over a duck handle as good as block up a red blood vessel a integrate of weeks later.
In his pocket he had a hankie doused in vinegar to protect himself from teargas.
Somebody pass me a diamond-studded, monogrammed hankie to wipe my retouched nose on.
The hankie arrived, gently daubing at the corner of my eye, at the precise moment the first tear fell.