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A part of an object which is held in the hand when used or moved, as the haft of a sword, the knob of a door, the bail of a kettle, etc.
That of which use is made; an instrument for effecting a purpose; a tool.
The total amount of money taken in by a business within a given period of time.
The daily handle of a Las Vegas casino is typically millions of dollars.
) A topological space homeomorphic to a ball but viewed as a product of two lower-dimensional balls.
) A nickname or pseudonym.
AU , NZ
) A 10 fl oz (285 ml) glass of beer in the Northern Territory. See also pot, middy for other regional variations.
Dutch: handvat, handgreep, heft
French: anse , poignée
Spanish: asa , mango , manija
trans-top, that of which use is made
handles, handling, handled
) To use the hands.
They have hands, but they not - ''Psalm 115:7
To touch; to feel with the hand.
me, and see; for a spirit hath not flesh -
To use or hold with the hand.
About his altar,
holy things - Milton
To manage in using, as a spade or a musket; to wield; often, to manage skillfully.
his bow like a crowkeeper - Shakespeare, ''King Lear, IV-vi
To accustom to the hand; to work upon, or take care of, with the hands.
The hardness of the winters forces the breeders to house and their colts six months every year - Sir W. Temple
To receive and transfer; to have pass through one's hands; hence, to buy and sell; as, a merchant
a variety of goods, or a large stock
To deal with; to make a business of.
They that the law knew me not - ''Jeremiah, 2:8
To treat; to use, well or ill.
How wert thou
being prisoner - Shakespeare,
Henry VI, Part I, I-iv
To manage; to control; to practice skill upon.
You shall see how I'll her - Shakespeare,
Measure for Measure, V-i
To use or manage in writing or speaking; to treat, as a theme, an argument, or an objection.
We will what persons are apt to envy others -
French: s'occuper de
, Anglo Saxon
; akin to Dutch
to trade, German
. See hand
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