As a proper noun haik
As a noun hank is
a coil or loop of something, especially twine, yarn, or rope.
As a verb hank is
to form into hanks.
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A covering for the head and body worn by Arabs.
*1809 , James Grey Jackson, An Account of the Empire of Marocco , VI:
*:Woollen hayks for garments are manufactured here of a curious texture, extremely light and fine, called El Haik Filelly.
* Oxford English Reference 1996
(archaic) A diminutive of the given name Hankin (a medieval form of John).