Definition of Handholds

1. Noun. (plural of handhold) ¹



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Definition of Handholds

1. handhold [n] - See also: handhold

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Handholds

handfuls
handgonne
handgonnes
handgrip
handgrips
handguard
handguards
handgun
handguns
handheld
handheld drill
handhelds
handhold
handholding
handholdings
handholds (current term)
handi-craftsman
handi-craftsmen
handicap
handicapitalism
handicapped
handicapped-accessible
handicapped permit
handicapped person
handicapped sign
handicapped space
handicapper
handicappers
handicapping
handicaps

Literary usage of Handholds

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1. Car Builders' Cyclopedia of American Practice by Master Car Builders' Association (1906)
"If preferred, the end handholds may be placed on the face of the end sill, as shown in the alternate illustration. All high-side, fixed-end gondolas should ..."

2. A Digest of Decisions Including Dicta Under the Federal Safety Appliance and by Otis Beall Kent (1915)
"The purpose of handholds is to secure the safety of men engaged in coupling ... The purpose of requiring grip irons or handholds to be placed at the end of ..."

3. The Science of Railways by Marshall Monroe Kirkman (1909)
"... located on under sice of end sill, the same as for drop-end gondolas and as shown on Figure 32. If preferred, the end handholds may be ..."

4. The Science of Railways by Marshall Monroe Kirkman (1911)
"... located on under side of end sill, the same as for drop-end gondolas and as shown on Figure 32. If preferred, the end handholds may be ..."

5. Federal Statutes Annotated: Containing All the Laws of the United States, of by United States, Edward Thompson Company (1921)
""handholds JN ENDS" (p. 1174) handholds at two diagonal corners of cat. — handholds or grab irons on all four outside corners of freight cars are not ..."

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