- a handkerchief.
Origin of hanky
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Examples from the Web for hanky
Clarkson wears four-inch Gucci sandals, a chic, black, off-the-rack Italian dress and red Hanky Panky underwear (so she says).Lingerie of Arabia
November 3, 2009
Now I'll pay you what I think fit, and you'll take it and be satisfied, and no hanky panky.Australia Revenged
He concluded that the latter must be 170 aboard, though Hanky had not seen him go on the boat.
He waved his hand to Hanky and went up the street like a streak of lightning.
“You left your hanky, Mother,” he cried, running downstairs.Sunny Boy in the Country
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"And never run about through the wood again; lend me your hanky, Dora," said Alice.The Wouldbegoods
- informal short for handkerchief
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