Definition of Handkerchiefs

1. Noun. (plural of handkerchief) ¹



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Definition of Handkerchiefs

1. handkerchief [n] - See also: handkerchief

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Handkerchiefs

handiron
handirons
handism
handiwork
handiworks
handjar
handjars
handjobs
handkercher
handkerchers
handkerchief
handkerchief codes
handkerchiefless
handkerchiefs (current term)
handkerchieves
handlable
handlamp
handlamps
handlanger
handlangers
handle
handle-bars
handle with kid gloves
handleability
handleable
handlebar
handlebar moustache
handlebar moustaches

Literary usage of Handkerchiefs

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1. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1809)
"... into the country in every direction ; much exported to* Spain and to America, by way of Bourdeaux. The handkerchiefs are from 36 to 72 liv. the dozen, ..."

2. The Lace Book by N. Hudson Moore (1905)
"i, five handkerchiefs worked with gold, silver, and silk, valued at one ... All these towels and handkerchiefs, which were found in the little coffer which ..."

3. Psychopathia Sexualis, with Especial Reference to the Antipathic Sexual by Richard Krafft-Ebing (1922)
"Lovers of female handkerchiefs are frequent, and, therefore, important forensically. ... He had cared only for handkerchiefs, and, indeed, only for those ..."

4. The Bookman (1908)
"Borrowing several handkerchiefs, he wound them into a package, ... The first card read: "I desire the handkerchiefs to be found beneath one of the ..."

5. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"Cheapest cotton Scotch lawn handkerchiefs; one dozen fine cotton lawn ... One dozen cheapest and one dozen fine cotton Scotch cambric handkerchiefs. ..."

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