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Handkerchief

noun

1) A piece of cloth, usually square and often fine and elegant, carried for wiping the face or hands.

2) A piece of cloth shaped like a handkerchief to be worn about the neck; a neckerchief; a neckcloth.

Example Sentences for

Handkerchief

1) Daisy’s face was smeared with tears and when I came in she jumped up and began wiping at it with her Handkerchief before a mirror.
2) In case your reputation is stained, the Handkerchief will remind you of how pure your heart is.
3) Upon saying that, he took out a silk Handkerchief from the inside pocket of his robe.
4) He put a Handkerchief over his nose and ran down the hallway to the steps that led to the basement
5) “Look at his face!” As Violet spoke, Mr. Poe reached into his pocket for his Handkerchief and, covering his mouth, coughed many, many times into it
6) Aunt Kate was making frank use of her Handkerchief and even Aunt Julia seemed moved.
7) They were no sooner in the passage than Marianne came hastily out of the parlour apparently in violent affliction, with her Handkerchief at her eyes; and without noticing them ran up stairs.
8) Chauvelin took out his Handkerchief and wiped the perspiration from his forehead. ‘The schooner’s boat!swas all he gasped.
9) Eliza took out her Handkerchief and wiped her eyes with it.
10) He was a universal genius—on that point I agreed with the old chap, who thereupon blew his nose noisily into a large cotton Handkerchief and withdrew in senile agitation, bearing off some family letters and memoranda without importance
11) Oliver held up the bottom of the pocket with one hand, as he had seen the Dodger hold it, and drew the Handkerchief lighty out of it with the other. ‘Is it gone?scried the Jew. ‘Here it is, sir,ssaid Oliver, showing it in his hand. ‘You’re a clever boy, my dear,ssaid the playful old gentleman, patting Oliver on the head approvingly.
12) Mr. Poe opened his mouth to speak, but had to cough into a Handkerchief before he could begin
13) She had been moved from the posture in which I had first beheld her, and now, as she lay, her head upon her arm and a Handkerchief thrown across her face and neck, I might have supposed her asleep.
14) He had a brown hat on his head, and a dirty belcher Handkerchief round his neck: with the long frayed ends of which he smeared the beer from his face as he spoke.
15) He had a brown hat on his head, and a dirty belcher Handkerchief round his neck: with the long frayed ends of which he smeared the beer from his face as he spoke.
16) He looked with some suspicion and a great deal of contempt at the two travellers, muttering SACRRRES ANGLAIS!sand spat upon the ground to further show his independence of spirit, but, nevertheless, he stood aside to let them enter, no doubt well aware that these same SACCRES ANGLAIS always had well-filled purses. ‘Oh, lud!ssaid Marguerite, as she advanced into the room, holding her Handkerchief to her dainty nose, what a dreadful hole!
17) Perhaps too inflexibly, she refuses to submit to any emotion that she cannot rationally justify: I could be a very woman—But I will not!—No, no!—It is passed—I have put my Handkerchief to my eyes and it is gone—I have repressed an obstinate heaving of the heart. . . (p 122).
18) What does he do, ma’am, but ask for a few coals; if it’s only a pocket Handkerchief full, he says!
19) In case your reputation is stained, the Handkerchief will remind you of how pure your heart is.
20) Perhaps too inflexibly, she refuses to submit to any emotion that she cannot rationally justify: I could be a very woman—But I will not!—No, no!—It is passed—I have put my Handkerchief to my eyes and it is gone—I have repressed an obstinate heaving of the heart. . . (p 122).
21) He’ll be a great man himself, and will make you one too, if you take pattern by him.—Is my Handkerchief hanging out of my pocket, my dear?ssaid the Jew, stopping short. ‘Yes, sir,ssaid Oliver. ‘See if you can take it out, without my feeling it; as you saw them do, when we were at play this morning.’
22) Taking out my Handkerchief I wiped from his cheek the remains of the spot of dried lather that had worried me all the afternoon.
23) Mr. Poe coughed several times into his Handkerchief before continuing
24) Here, Citoyen Desgas, tie this Handkerchief tightly round the fellow’s mouth.’
25) Chauvelin removed he Handkerchief from her mouth.
26) Mr Bumble, having spread a Handkerchief over his knees to prevent the crumbs from sullying the splendour of his shorts, began to eat and drink; varying these amusements, occasionally, by fetching a deep sigh; which, however, had no injurious effect upon his appetite, but, on the contrary, rather seemed to facilitate his operations in the tea and toast department. ‘You have a cat, ma’am, I see,ssaid Mr Bumble, glancing at one who, in the centre of her family, was basking before the fire; and kittens too, I declare!’ ‘I am so fond of them, Mr Bumble,you can’t think,sreplied the matron.
27) Desgas evidently obeyed, for Marguerite heard him creeping away along the stony cliff, then she felt that a pair of warm, thin, talon-like hands took hold of both her own, and held them in a grip of steel. ‘Before that Handkerchief is removed from your pretty mouth, fair lady,swhispered Chauvelin close to her ear, I think it right to give you one small word of warning.
28) Oliver held up the bottom of the pocket with one hand, as he had seen the Dodger hold it, and drew the Handkerchief lighty out of it with the other. ‘Is it gone?scried the Jew. ‘Here it is, sir,ssaid Oliver, showing it in his hand. ‘You’re a clever boy, my dear,ssaid the playful old gentleman, patting Oliver on the head approvingly.
29) Daisy’s face was smeared with tears and when I came in she jumped up and began wiping at it with her Handkerchief before a mirror.
30) Chauvelin removed he Handkerchief from her mouth.