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hank

1. a loop, coil, or skein, as of rope, wool, or yarn
2. Nautical a ringlike fitting that can be opened to admit a stay for attaching the luff of a sail
3. a unit of measurement of cloth, yarn, etc., such as a length of 840 yards (767 m) of cotton or 560 yards (512 m) of worsted yarn

hank

[haŋk]
(textiles)
A unit of measure of yarn or thread equal to 840 yards (768.096 meters) for cotton, and 560 yards (512.064 meters) for first-grade wool.
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Hank quit Lockheed after a few years, and took a job as a national service officer for the DAV.
On his second album, Hank III sounds even more like his sainted grandpa than his daddy ever did (which may explain ``The F Word'' song on Junior's new disc).
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Hank and Sonny do the same work as Hank's father once did - executing prisoners on Death Row.
Hank Asher, visionary, entrepreneur, and philanthropist, died peacefully yesterday in his home at the age of 61.
Tom Hanks swore on national television while promoting his new film "Cloud Atlas" on "Good Morning America.
Hank Fingleton, an alcoholic dockworker, perpetually out of work and haunted by childhood demons of his own, encourages the bullying of young Hank Jr.
That's what we felt--wonderment--after reading that marvelous letter from Hank Greenberg: "Oh, Hank I hardly knew ye.
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