Definition Of hansel

verb

a gift given for good luck at the beginning of the year or to mark an acquisition or the start of an enterprise.

This gathering of songs from the Angus-bred singer and fret player from Scots band Malinky is more an assertion of personal identity than a hansel to the glens, Mearns and tenacious coastal townships of his youth.

give a hansel to.

2006 was hanselled with the reappearance of two old friends: the Skye Bridge and the Scottish Parliament construction project.

Example Of hansel

  • 2006 was hanselled with the reappearance of two old friends: the Skye Bridge and the Scottish Parliament construction project.

  • a floodlit fixture to officially hansel the completed stadium

  • He had scarcely however given directions for its construction when he fell ill of a fever, and was very near enjoying the honour of hanselling the new cemetery himself.

  • His first chance comes on Tuesday when he hansels the new parliament with a speech outlining the Executive's legislative plans.

  • Iain is delighted to have the honour of hanseling the new facilities, and believes it will be an important resource for the island.


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