pocket handkerchief Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “pocket handkerchief” in the English Dictionary

"pocket handkerchief" in British English

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pocket handkerchiefnoun [C]

uk   us   (plural pocket handkerchiefs or pocket handkerchieves)
old-fashioned for handkerchief

pocket-handkerchiefadjective [before noun]

uk   us  
used to ​describe a ​garden or ​field that is very ​small and usually ​square: She ​lives in a ​tinycottage with a pocket-handkerchief ​garden.
(Definition of pocket handkerchief from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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