verb (manhandl, ing)
- (nautical),(transitive) To move something heavy without aid of levers, pulleys or machine
- (transitive) To assault or beat up a person
- (transitive) To mishandle; to handle roughly; to mangle.
Etymology: Uncertain. From man (male person) or manual (by hand) or mangle (mutilate) + handle
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