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Definition of hansel

Hansel
Hansel Han"sel, n. & v. See Handsel.
hansel
Handsel Hand"sel, n. [Written also hansel.] [OE. handsal, hansal, hansel, AS. hands?lena giving into hands, or more prob. fr. Icel. handsal; hand hand + sal sale, bargain; akin to AS. sellan to give, deliver. See Sell, Sale. ] 1. 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. Their first good handsel of breath in this world. --Fuller. Our present tears here, not our present laughter, Are but the handsels of our joys hereafter. --Herrick. 2. Price; payment. [Obs.] --Spenser. Handsel Monday, the first Monday of the new year, when handsels or presents are given to servants, children, etc.

Meaning of hansel from wikipedia

- "Hansel and Gretel" (/ˈhænsəl, ˈhɛn- ... ˈɡrɛtəl/; also known as "Hansel and Grettel", "Hansel and Grethel", or "Little Brother and Little Sister"; German:...
- Hansel (German: Hänsel) is a variant of the masculine given name Hans. Hansel may refer to: Hansel Mieth (1909–1998), German-born photojournalist for Life...
- Gretel & Hansel (also known as Gretel & Hansel: A Grim Fairy Tale) is a 2020 horror film based on the German folklore tale "Hansel and Gretel" by the...
- Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters is a 2013 dark fantasy film written and directed by Tommy Wirkola. It is a continuation to the German folklore fairy tale...
- "Hansel and Gretel" is a fairy tale. Hansel and Gretel may also refer to: Hansel and Gretel (opera), an 1893 opera by Engelbert Humperdinck Hänsel and...
- Hansel & Gretel Get Baked (also known as Black Forest: Hansel and Gretel and the 420 Witch) is a 2013 American comedy horror film from Mark Morgan, producer...
- Hansel and Gretel (German: Hänsel und Gretel) is an opera by nineteenth-century composer Engelbert Humperdinck, who described it as a Märchenoper (fairy-tale...
- The Truth About Hansel and Gretel (German: Die Wahrheit über Hänsel und Gretel) is a book written by German caricaturist Hans Traxler, which was published...
- shooting in Dublin, Ireland for Gretel & Hansel, a re-imagining of the German fairy tale Hansel and Gretel. Gretel & Hansel was released on January 31, 2020....
- Hansel & Gretel is a 2013 American horror film produced by The Asylum and directed by Anthony C. Ferrante. A modern take of the Brothers Grimm fairytale...
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