Handkercher
Handkercher Hand"ker*cher (h[a^][ng]"k[~e]r*ch[~e]r), n. A handkerchief. [Obs. or Colloq.] --Chapman (1654). Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • handkercher — hand·ker·cher …   English syllables

  • handkercher — ˈhaŋkə(r)chə(r), ˈhaiŋ dialect variant of handkerchief …   Useful english dictionary

  • Knit — (n[i^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Knit} or {Knitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Knitting}.] [OE. knitten, knutten, As. cnyttan, fr. cnotta knot; akin to Icel. kn[=y]ta, Sw. knyta, Dan. knytte. See {Knot}.] 1. To form into a knot, or into knots; to tie… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Knit — (n[i^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Knit} or {Knitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Knitting}.] [OE. knitten, knutten, As. cnyttan, fr. cnotta knot; akin to Icel. kn[=y]ta, Sw. knyta, Dan. knytte. See {Knot}.] 1. To form into a knot, or into knots; to tie… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Knitted — Knit Knit (n[i^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Knit} or {Knitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Knitting}.] [OE. knitten, knutten, As. cnyttan, fr. cnotta knot; akin to Icel. kn[=y]ta, Sw. knyta, Dan. knytte. See {Knot}.] 1. To form into a knot, or into knots; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Knitting — Knit Knit (n[i^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Knit} or {Knitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Knitting}.] [OE. knitten, knutten, As. cnyttan, fr. cnotta knot; akin to Icel. kn[=y]ta, Sw. knyta, Dan. knytte. See {Knot}.] 1. To form into a knot, or into knots; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Handkerchief — A handkerchief (also called handkercher or hanky) is a form of a kerchief, typically a square of fabric that can be carried in the pocket, for personal hygiene purposes such as wiping one s hands or blowing one s nose, but also used as a… …   Wikipedia

  • excrement — noun /ˈɛkskɹəmənt/ a) Any waste matter excreted from the human or animal body, or discharged by bodily organs. A French Gentleman was ever wont to blow his nose in his hand [...]. He asked me on a time, what privilege this filthie excrement had,… …   Wiktionary

  • handkerchief — (n.) 1520s, from HAND (Cf. hand) + KERCHIEF (Cf. kerchief) cloth for covering the head. Thus it is a one word contradiction in terms. By form handkercher was in use 16c. 19c. A dropped handkerchief as a token of flirtation or courtship is… …   Etymology dictionary

  • knit´ter — knit «niht», verb, knit|ted or knit, knit|ting, noun. –v.t. 1. to make (cloth or an article of clothing) by looping yarn or thread together with long needles: »She is knitting a sweater …   Useful english dictionary

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