Hank vs Mank - What's the difference?

hank | mank |


In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between hank and mank

is that hank is (obsolete) hold; influence while mank is (obsolete) to mutilate.

As nouns the difference between hank and mank

is that hank is a coil or loop of something, especially twine, yarn, or rope while mank is something that is disgusting or manky.

As verbs the difference between hank and mank

is that hank is to form into hanks while mank is (obsolete) to mutilate.

As an adjective mank is

disgusting, repulsive.

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hank

English

Proper noun

(s)
  • .
  • (archaic) A diminutive of the given name Hankin (a medieval form of John).
  • mank

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) manken, from (etyl) mancian, .

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (obsolete) To mutilate.
  • Etymology 2

    Via , from (etyl) . See above.

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Disgusting, repulsive.
  • When he eats, he never closes his mouth. It's so mank .
    Synonyms
    * manky slang * ming slang * minging slang

    Noun

    (-)
  • Something that is disgusting or manky.
  • The plumber had to get all the mank out of the drain.
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