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Tear Handkerchief (The)


A handkerchief blessed by the priest and given, in the Tyrol, to a bride, to dry her tears. At death, this handkerchief is laid in her coffin over the face of the deceased.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Tohow Dynasty
Te Deum, etc.
Te Igitur
Teague (A)
Teakettle Broth
Tean or Teian Poet
Teanlay Night
Tear (to rhyme with “snare”)
Tear (to rhyme with “fear”)
Tear Handkerchief (The)
Teaspoon (A)
Teazle (Lady)
Teazle (Sir Peter)
Teck (A)
Teeth are Drawn (His)
Teeth of the Wind (In the)
Teetotum (A)
Teian Muse (The)