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Definitions of hank:

part of speech: noun

A parcel of thread consisting of two or more skeins tied together; a coil of thread; in ships, a wooden ring fixed to a stay; in N. of Eng., a withy or rope for fastening a gate.

part of speech: noun

Two or more skeins of wool, etc., fastened together.

Usage examples for hank:

  • So many cuts made a yard, but dere wuz more ter do, size it, and hank it before it wuz weaved. "Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2", Work Projects Administration
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A hard and usually pointed projection, growing upon the head of certain animals, especially cattle; goats, deer, etc.; the material of which animals horns are composed; a thickened form of tissue; a musical wind- instrument; one of the extremities or ends of the moon when in crescent form. ...

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