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English definition of “pocket-handkerchief”

pocket-handkerchief

adjective [before noun]    
describes a garden or field that is very small and usually square : She lives in a tiny cottage with a pocket-handkerchief garden .SmallExtremely smallPatterns and shapesAreas of land in generalSpace - general words
(Definition of pocket-handkerchief adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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