handkerchief


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Synonyms for handkerchief

hanky

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Synonyms for handkerchief

a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory

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The fact is," hazarded D'Artagnan, timidly, "I did not see the handkerchief fall from the pocket of Monsieur Aramis.
Then turning toward that one of the guards who had declared himself the friend of Bois- Tracy, "Besides," continued he, "I have reflected, my dear intimate of Bois-Tracy, that I am not less tenderly his friend than you can possibly be; so that decidedly this handkerchief is as likely to have fallen from your pocket as mine.
I have said, monsieur, and I repeat, that the handkerchief did not fall from my pocket.
I suppose, monsieur that you are not a fool, and that you knew very well, although coming from Gascony, that people do not tread upon handkerchiefs without a reason.
Yellow Handkerchief approached me, and, pointing out his village on the Point Pedro beach, gave me to understand that if I turned the Reindeer in that direction and put them ashore, they, in turn, would go to bailing.
Yellow Handkerchief came up to me in a familiar manner, the water in the cockpit slushing against his legs.
The spirit of the Chinese was broken, and so docile did they become that ere we made San Rafael they were out with the tow-rope, Yellow Handkerchief at the head of the line.
Annette, for heaven's sake don't refuse me," the countess began, with a blush that looked very strange on her thin, dignified, elderly face, and she took the money from under the handkerchief.
Oliver held up the bottom of the pocket with one hand, as he had seen the Dodger hold it, and drew the handkerchief lighty out of it with the other.
And now come here, and I'll show you how to take the marks out of the handkerchiefs.
Her 33-year-old brother, sisters who are both 25 years old, and herself each have an embroidered handkerchief which he prayed over before his death, said the report.
Contract notice: Framework contract on fabric handkerchief on loan and cloth hand towel rolls with service.
The Handkerchief Tree was showing off its handkerchief-like bracts, and the reason it's also known as the Ghost Tree.
I've always been a handkerchief man, never leaving home without one tucked into my back right pants pocket.
The Heat director appeared on the red carpet in a standard suit and tie but went for a vintage vibe with a handkerchief on the suit pocket, glasses and bowler hat reminiscent of the silent film comedian, Charlie Chaplin.