hankie


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Related to hankie: hanky panky, handkerchief

hanky

A handkerchief (a small square of fabric often used like a tissue). I'm sure Reginald has a hanky you can use.

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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Then two steps to the side, three back and display that hankie with pride.
She had just a dozen handkerchiefs in her collection, and so she asked around to see if she could borrow hankies from other collections.
[13] Despite the interpretative challenges these linen squares present, the frequency with which this particular propappears in portraits of early modern women suggests the handkerchief's importance to the symbolic economy of the period's portraiture, and recently art historians have sought to expand the hankie's meanings beyond its important but limited significance as a "luxury article of fashion." [14] As a portrait attribute, handkerchiefs are related to gloves and fans, for these three fashionable and expensive accessories appear most frequently in portraiture.
OUR Great Scot spectacular is under way - and host Jackie Bird is getting her hankies ready.
"They would come back with carrier bags full of them and we would sell them We got two bob for those hankies."
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!'
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.
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,
What you need: Six coins and a hankie or newspaper.
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.
"Whose hankie?" The whole 'blowing your nose' routine was explained to the former gamekeeper.
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.
Jaunty Jimmy, 68, put on a knotted hankie, string vest and shorts for this fun photo shoot.
Crank up the violins and hand the poor man a man-sized hankie. But no, wait, hush the violins and hold that hankie.