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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.
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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
See hanky
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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.
She had just a dozen handkerchiefs in her collection, and so she asked around to see if she could borrow hankies from other collections.
So it was that filled with more enthusiasm than talent, I attempted to make a hankie. There were some strands of purple silk in my mother's sewing box and I had visions of the pretty little violets I would embroider on the corner.
- Steve Bruce rolls up his sleeves only for several white hankies to fall out.
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.'
These hankies sound quite similar to the Countess of Shrewsbury's, but they cost considerably less.
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People are always amazed by what has been shown on hankies in the past.
OUR Great Scot spectacular is under way - and host Jackie Bird is getting her hankies ready.
"At that time, everyone wore a hankie and we had women who were friends in the GEC factory in Middlesbrough sewing these hankies on their night shifts.
So wave your hankies in the air as Sid Kipper calls the steps of the Seneca Two-Step, Three-Toed Tumbler and Loose Hornpipe.
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The classes are being run for beginners by Pat Arrowsmith, who said: "No dance experience is necessary - and sticks, bells and hankies will be provided.
One in five of those questioned said they would be most disappointed if they received inexpensive perfume or aftershave from family and friends, followed by 14% whose hearts would sink if they unwrapped hankies and 10% who said socks would be the ultimate disappointment in Christmas presents.
According to sources, the prisoners need the hankies to continue with their artwork classes.