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Synonyms for hanky

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

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I heard Long John Baldry and the Hoochie Coochie Men in a club in Wilmslow in the 1960s when Rod Stewart was his harmonica player, but I never saw Big Jack Bradley and the Hanky Panky Boys.
The hanky code has grown over the years and now has a wide variety to indicate all sorts of different likes and fetishes.
Not only is the hotel a recreation of a former way of life, its location also places it close to Manila's heritage and culture sites like Intramuros and the National Museum," Hanky adds.
Treasures she has unearthed in charity shops and at car boot sales include a hanky of the teetotal Rechabites Friendly Society and one commemorating the 1935 canonisation of Thomas More and John Fisher.
Sealed inside, showing through the cellophane front, was a folded hanky embroidered with Blackpool Tower.
This hanky is no ordinary hanky and the pirate is nothing but inventive.
As previously announced SCA completed the acquisition of the Procter and Gamble tissue operations in Europe on the 1 October, including the acquisition of the hanky brand Tempo.
I WORK in a warehouse with a guy who insists on spending his lunchbreak asleep with a hanky over his face.
The US is taking a one-eye shut approach to economic development that isn't worth much more than taking out a hanky and waving goodbye as our middle class jobs sail out of the port of gainful employment," said Dr.
While Dean relies a bit much on an embroidered hanky as he dabs his forehead to indicate stress, he gives an all-out, physical, farcical performance.
Hops in the bitter irritate the lining of his nose and after just a pint and a half he is constantly reaching for his hanky.
Peugeot engineers will hold a hanky over the exhausts of a 406 petrol model and a 607 with the latest high technology diesel engine, to demonstrate which fuel spews out the most pollution.
The hanky pursues him even to bed, and as he drifts off to sleep, the dream begins.
The "Homer Hanky," probably the most successful ever newspaper promotional tie-in with a professional sports team, is back in the Twin Cities.
Hanky Panky Has Been Granted the Made in USA Certification Seal After Showing an Exemplary Commitment to Manufacturing in the United States of America for over 30 Years