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hang ker chif

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

  • Last week Chairman Pat Harrison and his friends on the Senate Finance Committee put a white handkerchief into a hat and pulled out the same handkerchief with a rabbit painted on .
  • The photographers phlegmatically took pictures of the prettiest and blondest dabbing daintily at her eyes with a handkerchief.
  • The stranger ducked neatly, picked up the handkerchief, announced his would be whiskey.

  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in AOL News
    The resolutions you issue are like a used handkerchief which should be thrown in the dustbin. They are not capable of hurting Iranians,Ahmadinejad said in comments carried by several news agencies.
  • Lou Piniella in International Herald Tribune
    Now what do you do, throw out a red handkerchief? What's the format? What do you do? I'd love to be able to throw a red hankie or a green hankie,Piniella said, referring to the NFL system in which a coach throws out a red flag to challenge a...
  • Steve Harvey in Access Atlanta
    At the end, he'd take off his handkerchief, wipe the sweat off his brow, throw it in the audience and open his arms wide open,Harvey said. "That is the image I'll always remember."

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