Part of speech: noun

A kerchief for wiping the face or nose.

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Usage examples "handkerchief":

  1. She took out her handkerchief, and put it to her eyes. - "Clarissa, Volume 5 (of 9)", Samuel Richardson.
  2. " Please see whether I have left my pocket- handkerchief in the dining- room, Mr. Coventry," said Grace, demurely. - "Put Yourself in His Place", Charles Reade.
  3. " Come in," said Mrs. Brice, hastily putting the handkerchief down. - "The Crisis, Complete", Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009.