handsel

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İngilizce - İngilizce
To inaugurate by means of some ceremony; to break in

And it is better undecently to faile in hanseling the nuptiall bed, full of agitation and fits, by waiting for some or other fitter occasion, and more private opportunitie, lest sudden and alarmed, than to fall into a perpetuall miserie, by apprehending an astonishment and desperation of the first refusall.

A lucky omen
To use or do for the first time, especially so as to make fortunate or unfortunate; to try experimentally
To give a handsel to

She would leave a gold guinea to hansel the baby.

A gift given at New Year, or at the start of some enterprise or new situation, meant to ensure good luck
The first installment, or first payment of money in a day or series
{n} money for the first salfe, a fist sale
{v} to use a thng the first time
A sale, gift, or delivery into the hand of another; especially, a sale, gift, delivery, or using which is the first of a series, and regarded as an omen for the rest; a first installment; an earnest; as the first money received for the sale of goods in the morning, the first money taken at a shop newly opened, the first present sent to a young woman on her wedding day, etc
{i} inaugural gift; gift given for good luck at the start of something (particularly at new year); first act of using any thing; first payment for something, first installment; first money taken in by a new business; earnest money; foretaste
To touch; to feel with the hand; to use or h
so as to make fortunate or unfortunate; to try experimentally
To use or do for the first time, esp. so as to make fortunate or unfortunate; to try experimentally
A piece of cloth shaped like a handkerchief to be worn about the neck; a neckerchief; a neckcloth
A sale, gift, or delivery into the hand of another; especially, a sale, gift, delivery, or using which is the first of a series, and regarded as on omen for the rest; a first installment; an earnest; as the first money received for the sale of goods in the morning, the first money taken at a shop newly opened, the first present sent to a young woman on her wedding day, etc
Work done by the hands; hence, any work done personally
{f} give a gift; give a cash deposit; inaugurate, use for the first time
A man skilled or employed in handcraft
The quality or state of being handy
Price; payment
To use or do for the first time, esp
A piece of cloth, usually square and often fine and elegant, carried for wiping the face or hands
In a handy manner; skillfully; conveniently
A man who earns his living by handicraft; a handicraftsman
A handkerchief
handsel