hankey

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n hankey a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory
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Usage

In literature:

Only the mis-remembered hankey-pankey of the Dead Old Man.
"The Research Magnificent" by H. G. Wells
I sent for Hankey, and asked him about cells.
"For the Term of His Natural Life" by Marcus Clarke
The late Mr. Thomson Hankey, formerly M.P.
"Collections and Recollections" by George William Erskine Russell
He saw by the Army List that Captain Hankey existed, but who were the Hankeys?
"A Student in Arms" by Donald Hankey
I could, as Donald Hankey says, "get down on my knees and shine their boots for them any day," and thank God for the privilege.
"Soldier Silhouettes on our Front" by William L. Stidger
The poem of fifty stanzas was entitled "The Story Wanted;" the sequel or answer to it, by Miss Hankey, was named "The Story Told.
"The Story of the Hymns and Tunes" by Theron Brown and Hezekiah Butterworth
But Mrs. Hankey had her innocent enjoyments, in spite of the sternness of her creed.
"The Farringdons" by Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler
Hankey, Sir Maurice, 113.
"An Onlooker in France 1917-1919" by William Orpen
We were only waiting for `old Hankey Pankey' to give the word.
"Young Tom Bowling" by J.C. Hutcheson
Nearby at a table sat a man named Hankey Dean, A tougher man says Hankey, buckskin chaps had never seen.
"Cowboy Songs" by Various
Hankey is now busy going over the Peninsula.
"Gallipoli Diary, Volume 2" by Ian Hamilton
Hankey, Major, 2nd Batt.
"1914" by John French, Viscount of Ypres
Mrs. Lee Hankey, who, with Miss Gibson, is on the Council of the Society of Miniature Painters, is represented by one strong picture.
"The Harmsworth Magazine, v. 1, 1898-1899, No. 2" by Various
Hankey went as A.D.C.
"Two Years on Trek" by Louis Eugène du Moulin
Hankey, help me to carry this lady up to my rooms.
"A Search For A Secret (Vol 3 of 3)" by G. A. Henty
And send me a pound of Hankey's, like an angel.
"Pink Gods and Blue Demons" by Cynthia Stockley
Ef you sight Hurley, don't stand hankey-pankey.
"A Boy of the Dominion" by F. S. Brereton
This they did in the following very gallant manner, led by Major Hankey.
"The First Seven Divisions" by Ernest W. Hamilton
He desired to marry a young woman of his congregation, Sophia Hankey by name, but she preferred to marry a Mr Williamson.
"The History of the Thirteen Colonies of North America 1497-1763" by Reginald W. Jeffery
Any doubt he had was dissipated when he saw Gilbert enter the building in which were situated the offices of Hankey's Private Detective Agency.
"The Mystery of Lincoln's Inn" by Robert Machray
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In news:

Naomi Lennis Huckeba Hankey , 99, daughter of Pendleton Harper Huckeba and Nancy Octavia Decker Huckeba, peacefully died on a glorious Sunday morning, Sept 9, 2012, in Clinton, while surrounded by family and loved ones.
Tearing down Hankey Lumber Co. Switch to Categories.
Tearing down Hankey Lumber Co. Switch to Categories.
North Dakota's Supreme Court says Blake Hankey had a conflict of interest because he represented someone accused of crimes and the person's alleged victim.
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In science:

Hankey, Stroke: how large a public health problem, and how can the neurologist help?, Arch.
Effects of pyruvate administration on infarct volume and neurological deficits following permanent focal cerebral ischemia in rats
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