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hanky

or han·kie

[ hang-kee ]
/ ˈhæŋ ki /
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noun, plural han·kies.
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Origin of hanky

First recorded in 1890–95; han(d)k(erchief) + -y2
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British Dictionary definitions for hanky

hanky

hankie

/ (ˈhæŋkɪ) /

noun plural hankies
informal short for handkerchief
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