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Hank vs. Henry

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Hanknoun

A coil or loop of something, especially twine, yarn, or rope.

Henrynoun

In the International System of Units, the derived unit of electrical inductance; the inductance induced in a circuit by a rate of change of current of one ampere per second and a resulting electromotive force of one volt. Symbol: H

Hanknoun

(nautical) A ring or shackle that secures a staysail to its stay and allows the sail to glide smoothly up and down.

Henrynoun

A turd.

Hanknoun

(Ulster) Doubt, difficulty.

Henrynoun

A quantity of marijuana weighing one-eighth of an ounce.

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Hanknoun

(Ulster) Mess, tangle.

Henrynoun

The unit of electric induction; the induction in a circuit when the electro-motive force induced in this circuit is one volt, while the inducing current varies at the rate of one ampère a second.

Hanknoun

A rope or withe for fastening a gate.

Henrynoun

a unit of inductance in which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second

Hanknoun

(obsolete) Hold; influence.

Henrynoun

English chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836)

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Hanknoun

(wrestling) A throw in which a wrestler turns his left side to his opponent, twines his left leg about his opponent's right leg from the inside, and throws him backward.

Henrynoun

a leader of the American Revolution and a famous orator who spoke out against British rule of the American colonies (1736-1799)

Hankverb

(transitive) To form into hanks.

Henrynoun

United States physicist who studied electromagnetic phenomena (1791-1878)

Hankverb

To fasten with a rope, as a gate.

Hanknoun

A parcel consisting of two or more skeins of yarn or thread tied together.

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Hanknoun

A rope or withe for fastening a gate.

Hanknoun

Hold; influence.

β€˜When the devil hath got such a hank over him.’;

Hanknoun

A ring or eye of rope, wood, or iron, attached to the edge of a sail and running on a stay.

Hanknoun

A throw in which a wrestler turns his left side to his opponent, twines his left leg about his opponent's right leg from the inside, and throws him backward.

Hankverb

To fasten with a rope, as a gate.

Hankverb

To form into hanks.

Hanknoun

a coil of rope or wool or yarn

Hank

Hank is a male given name. It may have been inspired by the Dutch name Henk, itself a short form of Hendrik and thus related to Henry & Harvey.

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