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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
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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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They took care of everything, from securing Hank's export papers, to booking his flight, to making sure he cleared US customs.
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Hank moved to Shandon and started renting a house just five minutes away from Jennifer, to be closer to her, while Jennifer went into therapy to try to figure out a way to end things between them.
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" The Dire Straits star also invited Hank to join the band on their series of sell-out concerts at Wembley Arena in 1985 and they recorded a version of Wonderful Land for charity in 1993 - previously a number one hit" The Dire Straits star also invited Hank to join the band on their series of sell-out concerts at Wembley Arena in 1985 and they recorded a version of Wonderful Land for charity in 1993 - previously a number one hit single for Hank and The Shadows in 1962.
A Hank's salesman told us the sale had been going on for more than a month, well before the controversy surrounding her erupted last month.
Park Forest, IL, March 14, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Hank Williams is known the world over as the most influential singer/songwriter ever.