hanaper


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hanaper

(ˈhænəpə)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a small wickerwork basket, often used to hold official papers
[C15: from Old French hanapier, from hanap cup, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German hnapf bowl, Old English hnæp]
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What does the wickerwork basket known as a hanaper usually hold?
32) Hales would have very likely come into contact with Audley both as a servant of Cromwell, who worked closely with Audley in the 1530s, and as Sir Ralph Sadler's deputy as clerk of the hanaper (a department of the Chancery).
Hanaper Partners, an out-of-town family run investment firm, had announced plans to nominate Rodney M.
Cooper, who was targeted by Hanaper was easily re-elected to a three year term receiving over 88 percent of the votes cast.
18, 1997--A group led by Hanaper Partners has increased its stake in Elmira Savings Bank (NASDAQ:ESBK) to 6.
Propp, a principal of Hanaper, said that he was somewhat encouraged by improved performance at Elmira.
Hanaper said that its group had also purchased a position in the Class B nonvoting shares (AMEX: PLR.
Propp, Co-Chief Investment Officer of Hanaper, said "We are delighted to have had an opportunity to purchase a stake in this well run company at a favorable price.
Hanaper believes that the bank's bottom line performance has been weak and that there is potential for a far greater return on shareholders' investment than is currently being realized.
Hanaper believes that Elmira's new president, John C.
Both positions were acquired for investment purposes, but in each instance Hanaper hopes to work with the managements of these companies to enhance shareholder value.
Propp, co-chief investment officer of Hanaper, said, "I believe that it is important for a publicly held company to have on its board more than one non-management member who is a major shareholder.