Examples of handkerchief in a Sentence
tied a handkerchief around her head and set about cleaning out the dust-covered attic
usually dries her hands on her handkerchief when there are no towels available
Recent Examples of handkerchief from the Web
Women clutched purses on their laps, and a few riders held handkerchiefs over their noses to keep from breathing the acrid air streaming through the open windows.
The president was photographed wiping his eyes with a handkerchief, his head bowed, at an emotional moment with the relatives.
The goods: Gauzy women’s pajama set ($49); cloth travel bag ($59); green cotton handkerchief ($7).
His handkerchief was also placed on top of her body, alongside Albert’s.
On the first day of Pope Francis’s visit in Bogota, Colombia, he was met at the airport by President Juan Manuel Santos and a swarm of followers waving white handkerchiefs.
It should not be embroidered on such articles as cushions or handkerchiefs and the like, printed or otherwise impressed on paper napkins or boxes or anything that is designed for temporary use and discard.
Although winded at times during his most recent tour, Downie seemed to delight in whipping out a white handkerchief and dancing across the stage in a metallic suit and feathered fedora.
As the victim pulled out his money, the other man pulled out an object covered with a handkerchief and believed to be a handgun, according to the NOPD.
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