handkercher


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handkercher

(ˈhæŋkətʃə)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a nonstandard word for handkerchief
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And some way behind her mother walked Jack's young woman, crying bitterly into her handkercher.
I'm here and there, and where not, like the conjurer's half-crown in the lady's handkercher.
repeated Hawkeye, with singular and ill-concealed disdain; "do you take me for a whimpering boy at the apronstring of one of your old gals; and this good rifle on my knee for the feather of a goose's wing, my ox's horn for a bottle of ink, and my leathern pouch for a cross-barred handkercher to carry my dinner?
I mistaken on a point that, even at the present moment, makes me take out my pocket- handkercher like a great girl, as people say: though I am sure I don't know why a great girl should be a term of reproach, for every rightly constituted male mind loves 'em great and small.
At tea, my prisoner got up to fetch her pocket handkercher from the bedroom where the bonnets was; she was rather a long time gone and came back a little out of wind.
but do not tell him I go with a staff, throws the staff away a handkercher girl, me thinks my nose drops, and my lips are clammy.
7] The 1612 probate inventory for Master Isaa c Lowden lists "a shirt, two bandes, two payre of custes, a payre of boote hose & an handkercher," valued in total at four shillings.
Here, take my handkercher and wipe thine eyes, Whiles wretched I in thy mishaps may see The lively portrait of my dying self.
she lamed Newman of Stratforde a tanner, how shee stole an handkercher from his wife and after five dayes keeping it sent it backe againe by one of her neighbours who delivering it, faire, and white, to Newmans mayd, presently there fell three dropps of bloud upon it one after another, and the mayd amazed giving it to her mistris it became all over red as bloud most wonderfull.
When your head did but ache, I knit my handkercher about your brows-- The best I had, a princess wrought it And I did never ask it you again; And with my hand at midnight held your head; And like the watchful minutes to the hour, Still and anon cheered up the heavy time, Saying, "What lack you?
Your handkercher, sweet tutor, to wipe them off, as fast as they come on
Another woulde be sure to wipe his mouth with his handkercher at the ende of euery ful point, and euer when he thought he had cast a figure so curiously as he dined ouer head and eares into his auditors admiration, hee woulde take occasion to stroke vp his haire, and twine vp his mustachios twice or thrice ouer, while they might haue leasure to applaud him.