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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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My knowledge of both history and geography has increased dramatically as well as the social history revealed by my hankies,Brenda says.
A member of the Montana Committee for the Humanities Speaker's Guild, Blanding has been talking to to audiences about the hankie for years.
After using a hankie to wipe the sweat from his face, Humperdinck - real name Arnold Dorsey - was seen to stuff it into his trousers and say: 'I only use one.
While dramatic occasions cannot substitute for historical evidence, and while the values ascribed to hankies in plays do not merely reflect the values or associations handkerchiefs occasioned in "real" life, dramatic uses -- influenced by genre, motivated by plot, and often exaggerated for effect -- nevertheless hint at some uses for hankies.
LOS ANGELES -- Hankie Couture announced today that the Hankie Couture 2012 calendar by BrownTrout Publishers Inc.
Last year, I managed to keep my professional cool, with only a few dabs of the hankie, but this year I just know I'm going to have to battle hard against my emotions.
They would come back with carrier bags full of them and we would sell them We got two bob for those hankies.
Officials told them they were powerless to stop the hankies commemorating the ceremony in November 1947.
GET the hankies out to say farewell to the last-ever episode of Life On Mars (BBC1, Tuesday), one of the best dramas of recent years thanks to brilliant writing and acting.
PASADENA - The Boob Mobile, Chia People, Horror Kung Foo Theatre and Snotty Scotty & the Hankies were among the wacky acts strutting their stuff at Sunday's 28th annual Doo Dah Parade in Old Town Pasadena.
According to sources, the prisoners need the hankies to continue with their artwork classes.
Hanky Panky was founded in 1977 by Gale Epstein and Lida Orzeck, after Gale gave Lida a birthday present of delightful lingerie made from hand-embroidered hankies.
They'll be waving hankies for a very good cause - the Lord Mayor's charities.
Hankies at the ready seemed to be the order of the day.
GET the hankies out to say goodbye to Scott and Hayley, as the couple are off to France to start a new life with baby Noah.