HANDKERCHIEF in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of HANDKERCHIEF
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handkerchief
 n.  a square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Scarlett blew her nose on her torn handkerchief, and they started up the dark drive arm in arm, the horse following slowly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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2  Rhett Butler removed a fine linen handkerchief from his coat pocket and idly flicked dust from his sleeve.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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3  "Oh, now I've made you cry, too," sobbed Pittypat, in a pleased way, fumbling in her skirt pocket for her handkerchief.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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4  She smiled at Scarlett, whimsically, as the music ended, making a little moue of apology as she dabbed with her handkerchief.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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5  Scarlett cast a despairing glance at Melly, who twisted her handkerchief helplessly and went out, softly pulling the sliding doors together.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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6  "That I was talking to that--to Miss--Mrs. --" Melanie fanned her hot face with her handkerchief.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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7  Melanie held out a man's handkerchief, soiled and highly perfumed, in which some coins were knotted.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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8  She was looking at the dirty handkerchief, and humiliation and fury were filling her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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9  In her top drawer was a handkerchief just like this, one that Rhett Butler had lent her only yesterday to wrap about the stems of wild flowers they had picked.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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10  She would take this handkerchief and fling it in his face and show him the door and never, never speak to him again.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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11  And, crumbling the handkerchief in her hand, she went down the stairs to the kitchen in search of Uncle Peter.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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12  As she passed the stove, she shoved the handkerchief into the flames and with impotent anger watched it burn.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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13  It was a ghastly trip home, with Aunt Pitty crying into her handkerchief, Melanie sitting erect and white and Scarlett slumped, stunned in the corner of the carriage.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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14  Most of them carried only a carpetbag and a scanty lunch done up in a bandana handkerchief.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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15  He laughed until he choked, peering at her in the shadows as she sat, stricken dumb, pressing her handkerchief to her mouth.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
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Example Sentence:
1  Blake held his handkerchief over the mouthpiece to muffle his voice.
2  He pulled a dirty handkerchief out by its corner and waved it at me.
3  He then took from his pocket a filthy blue handkerchief, reversing it so that his small audience could examine both sides.
4  She placed the handkerchief on a piece of paper to dry on the radiator.
5  Flora covered him with her pocket handkerchief, which she called a blanket, and tried to wait patiently for him to finish his nap.