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"And here's a handsel to cross his palm," added Harry, passing the piper something invisible.

He would instantly give him a 'handsel' of harrying to stay his proud stomach.

But the devil a sou the devils took; far from taking handsel, they were flouted and jeered by the country louts.

"Mercury hath sent us precious handsel this morning, truly," said he, when his diversion was concluded.

A bareheaded lassie, hoping to be handsel, threw down twopence, and asked tape at three yards for a halfpenny.

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On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to handsel, such as: allowance, alms, award, benefaction, benefit, and bequest.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.