noun, verb (used with object), han·seled, han·sel·ing or (especially British) han·selled, han·sel·ling.
Words nearby hansel
Definition for hansel (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), hand·seled, hand·sel·ing or (especially British) hand·selled, hand·sel·ling.
Origin of handsel
OTHER WORDS FROM handselun·hand·seled, adjectiveun·hand·selled, adjective
Examples from the Web for hansel
The folk tale “Hansel and Gretel” originated in these years.When the Weather Went All Medieval: Climate Change, Famine, and Mass Death|Wendy Smith|June 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters manages to change the fairy tale so that its protagonists are armed like GI Joe.‘Texas Chainsaw 3D’ and Hollywood’s Gore Obsession|Ramin Setoodeh|January 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Much like Max, Hansel and Gretel are abandoned by their parents in the forest and forced to fend for themselves.
But I said: 'Hansel and Gretel is one of the scariest stories ever written!
After a few ridiculous barbs, Zoolander flexes his ego, challenging Hansel to a “walk-off.”Billy Zane Opens Up About ‘Titanic,’ ‘Zoolander,’ and the Lost Decade|Marlow Stern|April 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Rock: He said he would bring you and glad to do it on his own car, and no need to hansel him.Three Wonder Plays|Lady I. A. Gregory
Hansel and Grethel felt very frightened, and let fall what they had in their hands.Household Stories by the Brothers Grimm|Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm
But Hansel tried to comfort her, saying, "Wait a little while till the moon rises, and then we will quickly find the way."
So the Duck came to them, and Hansel sat himself on her back, and bade his sister sit behind him.
The children began to awaken, one after another: Hansel, first.Everychild|Louis Dodge