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Synonyms for hankie

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

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No one should be surprised that Olympic stories often lead the hankie ratings.
Our Great Scot awards ceremony is just three weeks away and host Jackie has her hankies at the ready.
SLIM Jim ties and fluorescent socks and top pocket hankies that came stitched to a piece of card.
The old adage holds true for Blanding's collection of more than 1,000 hankies, which includes mourning handkerchiefs, work handkerchiefs, sports handkerchiefs and bridal handkerchiefs.
In soliloquy, Mall describes the motif she chooses for her hankie and debates with herself the appropriateness of her aesthetic choice.
In the summer of 2002, after discovering a treasure trove of vintage handkerchiefs in a Pennsylvania Antique shop, Marsha made her first Hankie Couture dress, and to date has sold over 6,000 dresses on eBay.
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.
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.
WON'T GIVE IN WHEN I've got a full on cold I refuse to put my life on hold I battle on through the working day Then at night in my bed I lay Re-energised for the next day at work If I stayed home I'd go berserk So must keep ploughing on the best I can With Lockets and Lucozade close to hand I shut myself away, so no germs I spread I'd rather be at work than in my bed I'm a conscientious lad you see On top of my work with aid of a hankie When the weekend's here I'll ease up Lots of rest and Lemsip cup On Monday I'm sure I'll be fine For the start of the week, the daily grind STEVEN HOOKWAY, via email.
In the genre's great tradition, you'll need a hankie to get through the closing credits.
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.
No, we're not kidding--but there's only one, and it's first come, first served, Baby Jane of Hollywood has this lovely monogrammed hankie (and accompanying signature card) for just $150--along with a host of one-of-a-kind mementos, celeb photos, and showbiz flotsam.
The group, who meet at St John's Church Hall, take their name from the Glorishears hankie dance, which has its roots in the village in Bampton.
Sweltering in temperatures of 32C, the Household Cavalry soldier broke strict protocol by accepting a pounds 20 note-style hankie from his girlfriend to mop his sweating brow.
IT'S Bank Holiday Monday and I am staying away from the seaside, avoiding public places, DIY stores or anywhere I might get stuck in traffic or caught in a rain shower while wearing only shorts, vest and knotted hankie.