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pocket handkerchiefnoun [C]

uk   /ˌpɒk.ɪt ˈhæŋ.kə.tʃiːf/ us   /ˌpɑː.kɪt ˈhæŋ.kɚ.tʃiːf/ plural pocket handkerchiefs or pocket handkerchieves
old-fashioned for handkerchief

pocket-handkerchiefadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˌpɒk.ɪtˈhæŋ.kə.tʃiːf/ us   /ˌpɑː.kɪtˈhæŋ.kɚ.tʃiːf/
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