handhold

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noun hand·hold \ˈhand-ˌhōld\

Definition of handhold

  1. 1 :  hold, grip

  2. 2 :  something to hold on to (as in mountain climbing)

Examples of handhold in a sentence

  1. she tried to maintain her tight handhold on the umbrella as the wind picked up

1643

First Known Use of handhold

1643


HANDHOLD Defined for English Language Learners

handhold

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noun hand·hold \ˈhand-ˌhōld\

Definition of handhold for English Language Learners

  • : a place or part on a surface that you can hold on to with your hand while climbing a cliff, mountain, etc.



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