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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) Having held the first bottle up to the light, and shaken it well to test its excellence, Mr Bumble placed them both on top of a chest of drawers; folded the Handkerchief in which they had been wrapped; put it carefully in his pocket; and took up his hat, as if to go. ‘You’ll have a very cold walk, Mr Bumble,ssaid the matron. ‘It blows, ma’am,sreplied Mr Bumble, turning up his coat-collar, enough to cut one’s ears off.’
2) Nancy, scarcely looking at the boy, threw him a Handkerchief to tie round his throat; Sikes gave him a large rough cape to button over his shoulders.
3) 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.’
4) In case your reputation is stained, the Handkerchief will remind you of how pure your heart is.
5) Taking out my Handkerchief I wiped from his cheek the remains of the spot of dried lather that had worried me all the afternoon.
6) Here, Citoyen Desgas, tie this Handkerchief tightly round the fellow’s mouth.’
7) 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.
8) The merry old gentleman, placing a snuff-box in one pocket of his trousers, a note-case in the other, and a watch in his waistcoat pocket, with a guard-chain round his neck, and sticking a mock diamond pin in his shirt: buttoned his coat tight round him, and putting his spectacle-case and Handkerchief in his pockets, trotted up and down the room with a stick, in imitation of the manner in which old gentlmen walk about the streets any hour in the day.
9) All safe!sAs he spoke, he drew forth an old cotton Handkerchief from his breast; and untying a large knot in one corner, produced a small brown-paper packet.
10) 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.
11) 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.
12) 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
13) Having held the first bottle up to the light, and shaken it well to test its excellence, Mr Bumble placed them both on top of a chest of drawers; folded the Handkerchief in which they had been wrapped; put it carefully in his pocket; and took up his hat, as if to go. ‘You’ll have a very cold walk, Mr Bumble,ssaid the matron. ‘It blows, ma’am,sreplied Mr Bumble, turning up his coat-collar, enough to cut one’s ears off.’
14) He put a Handkerchief over his nose and ran down the hallway to the steps that led to the basement
15) In case your reputation is stained, the Handkerchief will remind you of how pure your heart is.
16) 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.
17) What does he do, ma’am, but ask for a few coals; if it’s only a pocket Handkerchief full, he says!
18) Mr. Poe opened his mouth to speak, but had to cough into a Handkerchief before he could begin
19) Mr. Poe coughed several times into his Handkerchief before continuing
20) 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.
21) 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!
22) All safe!sAs he spoke, he drew forth an old cotton Handkerchief from his breast; and untying a large knot in one corner, produced a small brown-paper packet.
23) 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.
24) She convinced herself of it and cried into her Handkerchief as if the very suggestion was more 174 The Great Gatsby than she could endure.
25) Aunt Kate was making frank use of her Handkerchief and even Aunt Julia seemed moved.
26) Nancy, scarcely looking at the boy, threw him a Handkerchief to tie round his throat; Sikes gave him a large rough cape to button over his shoulders.
27) The animal came up from the very force of habit; but as Sikes stooped to attach the Handkerchief to his throat, he uttered a low growl and started back. ‘Come back!ssaid the robber.
28) The animal came up from the very force of habit; but as Sikes stooped to attach the Handkerchief to his throat, he uttered a low growl and started back. ‘Come back!ssaid the robber.
29) Chauvelin removed he Handkerchief from her mouth.
30) 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.