handhold definition

  • noun:
    • A grip of or because of the hand.
    • a thing that it's possible to store for support.
    • A projection that one can keep for support
    • Hold or grasp utilizing the hand. Compare foothold, 1.
    • The handle of an anglers' pole, formed by that area of the butt which can be right above the reel: it is covered with velvet, ratan, or cable.
    • In car-building, an iron bar solidly fixed sideways or end of a freight-car to help trainmen in boarding it; a grab-iron.
    • an appendage to put on onto

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