Definitions starting with H

ID #1946

hankicher

/hángkcacha (Nassau, San Sal.); hankóychif (Exuma)/ [cf. Gul. hengkitchuh idem hard-head (Gonzales 1922:306), Krio engkíncha headscarf (Hancock p.c.); cf. OED handkercher dial. and vulgar] n. handkerchief: 1940 Lemmuh tie dis handikicher roun' muh mout'(Dupuch 6).

Tags: clothing, noun

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Last update: 2010-09-23 02:38
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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