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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A coil of rope or wool or yarn.

Usage examples (33)
  • Well I sure as heck dont need "hank" with me in a bar.
  • We stood on the brink of a wall, over which the stream at our side fell in a "hank" of divided cataracts.
  • 1 In the notation of yarn the unit is the relation of the "hank" of 840 yards to the pound.
  • The operator places a hank on a pair of the hooks. for more
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  • With a "hank" (a small piece of thread or hair), you can "hang" (support from above) this ornament on the wreath.
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