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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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As the review consultant, Hank Blank did a thoroughly excellent job, from start to finish, in communicating his client's needs to us.
Yet, while Hanks recreated the accent, he accidently said the f-word, and right after saying the word, Hanks immediately expresses shock, as does host Elizabeth Vargas.
You're Hank Henshaw," Kara replies in shock.
When I was thrashing around on acoustic guitar," he recalls, "there was someone who had already found and settled on a clear, pure sound, and that was Hank Marvin.
8221; Another sign of recognition for Petty's brilliant performance of Hank Williams was being honored with an Obie Award for “Outstanding Actor.
Hank, son of the late powerful PRI politician Carlos Hank Gonzalez and brother of influential businessman Carlos Hank Rhon, disputed the government's accusations, and his lawyers managed to convince a federal court to drop the organized-crime charges.
We've already decided to name our son Hank Baskett IV
Every time you say it," says Hank, "you're contributing to the death of the English language.
At least hear me out," Hank insisted, ignoring my pleas to drop the subject.
He also serves as Vice President of Business Development for the CNN Airport Network, and is currently President of Hank Aaron BMW.
Namesake literary prizes from Hiram Poetry Review and Kent State University's Pan African Studies Department library, only hint at the Soular System's un-"lessened love" for Brother Hank.
And in a story central to the heart of the book, he reveals how Emmett Miller's 1928 version of "Lovesick Blues" became "the direct inspiration for the 1948 performance that 25-year-old Hank Williams rode to fame.