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"And here's a handsel to cross his palm," added Harry, passing the piper something invisible.
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
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.
THE LIFE OF MANSIE WAUCHDAVID MACBETH MOIR
Come, Bung, we'll give ourselves handsel; go, fill's a lusty pot of ale.
There being no post-captain to supersede him, Mr Handsel received an acting order to continue in the command.
THE TWO SHIPMATESWILLIAM H. G. KINGSTON
And, as I trow, said Sir Sagramore, ye shall have the same handsel that he had.

WORD OF THE DAY

lackadaisicaladjective | [lak-uh-dey-zi-kuhl ]SEE DEFINITION