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muckender

Line breaks: muck|en¦der
Pronunciation: /ˈmʌkəndə
 
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Definition of muckender in English:

noun

rare
A handkerchief.
Example sentences
  • Tomorrow's light shall see us pale and glum, and muckenders shall wave for months to come.
  • I'll lend her my Muckender - here Friend, pray give her this to cover her Knees a little.
  • How I laughed at hearing of her throwing a second muckender to a Methusalem!

Origin

late Middle English: probably from Catalan mocador, via Occitan from late Latin muccare (see mouchoir).

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