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hanky

and hankie (ˈhæŋki)
n. a handkerchief, especially if lacy and feminine. Do you have a hanky I can borrow?

hankie

verb
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Given half a chance, it would have been the advertising whiz-kids fuelling our image-obsessed society who would have got the faceful of hankies instead of poor old Phil and Fern.
SLIM Jim ties and fluorescent socks and top pocket hankies that came stitched to a piece of card.
They would come back with carrier bags full of them and we would sell them We got two bob for those hankies.
The old adage holds true for Blanding's collection of more than 1,000 hankies, which includes mourning handkerchiefs, work handkerchiefs, sports handkerchiefs and bridal handkerchiefs.
While there has been no reaction from the Jones' camp, quotes from fans on a Tom Jones website included 'it seems to me that Humpy has a bad case of jealousy' and 'maybe he should stuff the hankie in his mouth
In soliloquy, Mall describes the motif she chooses for her hankie and debates with herself the appropriateness of her aesthetic choice.
In the summer of 2002, after discovering a treasure trove of vintage handkerchiefs in a Pennsylvania Antique shop, Marsha made her first Hankie Couture dress, and to date has sold over 6,000 dresses on eBay.
OUR Great Scot spectacular is under way - and host Jackie Bird is getting her hankies ready.
In the genre's great tradition, you'll need a hankie to get through the closing credits.
The cover of his latest liaison was blown when the womaniser used the hankie to shield his face from my snapper as he left the club - clearly displaying his latest conquest's mobile number.
No, we're not kidding--but there's only one, and it's first come, first served, Baby Jane of Hollywood has this lovely monogrammed hankie (and accompanying signature card) for just $150--along with a host of one-of-a-kind mementos, celeb photos, and showbiz flotsam.
The group, who meet at St John's Church Hall, take their name from the Glorishears hankie dance, which has its roots in the village in Bampton.
Sweltering in temperatures of 32C, the Household Cavalry soldier broke strict protocol by accepting a pounds 20 note-style hankie from his girlfriend to mop his sweating brow.
IT'S Bank Holiday Monday and I am staying away from the seaside, avoiding public places, DIY stores or anywhere I might get stuck in traffic or caught in a rain shower while wearing only shorts, vest and knotted hankie.
Nose tromboning a loud cadenza, hankie dabbing on and off,